Mrs. Ortie McManigal with children and Clarence Darrow

The prosecution and Burns' detectives put so much pressure on Emma McManigal to convince her to persuade her husband Ortie to stand by his confession that she collapsed and had to be hospitalized. This turned out to be a public relations boost for the defense because it generated public sympathy. Job Harriman is on the left and Joseph Scott is on the right. Courtesy of University of Southern California, on behalf of the USC Special Collections.