Tananbaum, Duane, Drawn to public service

(New York, NY :  Columbia University Libraries,  c2009.)



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7,    Destroy That Handclasp

New York World Telegram, 9 January 1936

Besides appointing special prosecutors to deal with the crime wave in New York City in the 1930s,
Governor Lehman proposed an aggressive package of anti-crime legislation to cut the ties between
corrupt politicians and criminals. Here, Lehman uses both arms to wield the swift blade of the
law to separate this crooked pair.

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