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Crime in America

Estes Kefauver

Crime in America

by Estes Kefauver

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime and criminals -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Estes Kefauver, chairman of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee (May 10, 1950-May 1, 1951) Edited and with an introd. by Sidney Shalett.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6775 .K4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 333 p.
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6094034M
      LC Control Number51011582
      OCLC/WorldCa265014

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