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Public enemies : America's greatest crime wave and the birth of the FBI, 1933-34

Author: Bryan Burrough; Campbell Scott; Encore (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Encore, [2009], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
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Finally, the true story of the FBI's rise to power through a war on popular criminal gangs is chronicled without the cover-ups and myths enforced by the strong-arm tactics of J. Edgar Hoover. Author Bryan Burrough tells the true tales of many iconic 1930s criminals, such as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, revealing many criminal gangs' rise and fall through the efforts of Hoover and his young Bureau of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Burrough; Campbell Scott; Encore (Firm)
ISBN: 9780743582926 0743582926
OCLC Number: 276818883
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Duration: 6:00:00.
Credits: Audiobook producer and director, Kelly Gildea ; abridged for audio by George Truett.
Cast: Read by Campbell Scott.
Description: 5 audio discs (approximately 6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Bryan Burrough.

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Finally, the true story of the FBI's rise to power through a war on popular criminal gangs is chronicled without the cover-ups and myths enforced by the strong-arm tactics of J. Edgar Hoover. Author Bryan Burrough tells the true tales of many iconic 1930s criminals, such as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, revealing many criminal gangs' rise and fall through the efforts of Hoover and his young Bureau of Investigation.

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