Public enemies: America's greatest crime wave and the birth of the FBI, 1933-34.
Transcription of Annotations
Notes on front papers and half-title page concerning the birth of the FBI, the Karpis-Barker gang, the John Dillinger gang, Baby Face Nelson, Melvin Purvis, the FBI's War on Crime, and J. Edgar Hoover. Examples include: “Cause according to Hoover: widespread deterioration of family values - parents who did not teach children right from wrong.” Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. Lamb asks: Who was the man in Torremolinois, Spain? The last living gangster?” “What was Attorney General Homer Cummings's relationship with J. Edgar Hoover?” “What was the most important FBI case at the time?”