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Where's Gustave?: 'Gustave Whitehead' - Missing Person

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home
Carroll F. Gray

"Gus" Whitehead, who was born Gustav Weisskopf in Germany in 1874, was one of Bridgeport, Connecticut's more well-known residents, considered a genius by some and a "charlatan" and a "fraud" by others.

Gustave Whitehead and the Case of the Fallacious Photo

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Carroll F. Gray

In 'The Strange Case of Gustave Whitehead' nothing seems to be what it appears to be. A blurry photo becomes a line drawing which becomes 'evidence' in an ornate fantasy that politicians rush to accept as history.