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FBI Early History: The Gangster Era

  • Heatherwood Community 9642 Burke Lake Road Burke, VA, 22015 United States (map)

Did Machine Gun Kelly really nick-name FBI agents “G-Men”? What happened at the Kansas City Massacre? Why wasn’t kidnapping a criminal offense when Charles Lindberg’s son was stolen from his crib and killed? How was the case solved? Who were the famous outlaws in the “Gangster Era” and how were they captured and killed? Which radio programs about the FBI were authorized by the Bureau and which were not? To conclude his presentation, Jack French will play excerpts from FBI radio shows of the forties and fifties.

Earlier Event: June 2
Salsa Music & Dance
Later Event: June 11
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