Episode 52: The Weyerhaeuser Kidnapping
In 1935 young George Weyerhaeuser was kidnapped walking home from school in Tacoma. Over the following days the wealthy lumber family scrambled to meet the ransom demands and get him back safe.
Jeffrey Nickels is a Seattle-based sketch comedy and fringe performer. He produced Ubiquitous They Sketch at the University of Puget Sound, and since moving to Seattle has written, directed, and performed for Part Plant, 50% Less Bear, Specific Northwest and Time Bath. He is also the producer for SketchLAB!, and works with the Pocket Theater in Greenwood. He loves local history and is very happy to be here.