Sources: Shakedown in Reno Escalates (Part 2)

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman to be Held for Death of Lannigan,” Nov. 29, 1944.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Murder Trial of Blackman Opens Today,” April 10, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “State Concludes Its Case in Blackman Murder Trial,” April 11, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman’s Fear of Lannigan Told,” April 12, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman to Tell Story of Killing,” April 13, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman Can’t Remember Shooting He Tells Jury,” April 14, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Lannigan’s Widow is State Witness,” April 16, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman Case Near Jury As Final Arguments Made,” April 17, 1945.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Blackman Freed of Murder Count by Jury Verdict,” April 18, 1945.