Category Archives: DB Cooper

DB Cooper News: Flap over letters sent to FBI makes headlines nationwide

By Bruce A. Smith Headlines this week ranging from Fox News to the Seattle Post-Intelligence have proclaimed the FBI has just released a letter from DB Cooper that they received shortly after his iconic skyjacking in 1971. This news item … Continue reading

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DB Cooper news: Interview with author Martin Andrade

By Bruce A. Smith With the 46th Anniversary of DB Cooper’s skyjacking approaching us – Cooper hijacked his Northwest Orient jetliner on the evening before Thanksgiving in 1971 – it is certainly timely to discuss this iconic crime with another … Continue reading

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DB Cooper news: New video on the money find released

By Bruce A. Smith I am pleased to announce a new video release on YouTube where I explore the events surrounding the discovery of part of DB Cooper’s ransom money in 1980. Over $6,000 worth of twenty-dollar bills was found … Continue reading

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DB Cooper and the FBI – New video investigates the parachutes and the death of Earl Cossey, the FBI’s chute expert

By Bruce A. Smith I am pleased to announce a new video on DB Cooper posted today on YouTube. It is part of an on-going series I am developing on the DB Cooper case – the only unsolved skyjacking in … Continue reading

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DB Cooper video available now on YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith A comprehensive overview of the iconic DB Cooper skyjacking is now available on YouTube: Presented by Bruce A. Smith, it was filmed on November 8, 2016 at the Graham Library in Graham, Washington through the kind … Continue reading

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Romantic Triangle Between Barb Dayton and Ron and Pat Forman Revealed in New DB Cooper Production

By Bruce A. Smith That’s a joke, folks! But I just saw the World Premier of “db,” a highly speculative account of the DB Cooper hijacking, in the CoHo Theater in Portland. Penned by NYC playwright Tommy Smith, it’s a … Continue reading

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DB Cooper and his tie – story of metal discovery explodes nationwide

By Bruce A. Smith DB Cooper is back in the news this evening as a local Seattle NBC report on the metals found on his tie is going nationwide. A special investigation by KING 5 TV reporter Chris Ingalls has … Continue reading

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