G-Men, Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture

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INDEX
Abbot, Philip, 247
Action detective, xiv-xv, xvi, xvii, 63, 74, 75, 77-86, 246-47. See also G-Man, popular culture; Heroes, action detective; Formula entertainment
Adventure formula, 115, 125
Alcatraz, xvi, 44-45, 47, 298 n.38
American Civil Liberties Union, 22
American Legion, 22, 39, 218, 251
American Magazine,98, 99, 101
Anastasia, Albert, 183
Andrews, Dana, 226-27
Anticrime movement, xii-xiii, 23, 32, 3950, 51-52, 66; call for federal police force, 40-41; grassroots, 19-22, 29, 36, 38-39. See also Crime, symbolic aspects of; Cummings, Homer S.; New Deal
Aristotle, 91
Attorney general, role of, 63, 95. See also Cummings, Homer S.
Attorney General's Conference on Crime, 47, 49
Attorney General's Twelve-Point Crime Program, 45, 47, 62
Bailyn, Lotte, 92-93
Barker, Doc, 43
Barker, Ma, 178
Barnes, Harry Elmer, 114
Baumes, Caleb H. ( Baumes Laws), 20-21
Berrigan, Daniel, xix
Big Little Books, 197-99
Biograph Theater, capture of John Dillinger at, 59, 115, 124, 126-27
Bloor, Ella Reeve, 236
Blue Eagle (NRA symbol), 37, 38
Blumer, Herbert (coauthor of Movies, Delinquency, and Crime, copyright 1933), 67
Boy Scouts, 22
Breen, Joseph 1., 68
Brunette, Harry, 181
Bubble gum cards, G-Man, 199-201
Buchalter, Louis "Lepke," 182-83
Bureau of Identification, 41
Bureau of Investigation (later F.B.I.), 2429, 33, 41, 42-43, 54, 96. See also Division of Investigation; Justice Department; F.B.I.
Butler, Smedley, 22
Byron, Arthur, 31-32
Caffrey, Raymond J., 43
Cagney, James, xvii, 15-16, 55-56
Capone, Al, xiii, 18, 23, 44-45, 294 n.3, 294 n.10; arrest and conviction of, 8; as symbol of organized crime, 4, 6-7
Carter, Nick. See Heroes, action detective
Censorship, movie, 18, 65-70, 72-73
Chicago Crime Commission, 11, 22-23, 40, 60
Children, and G-Man heroes, 188-206, 264
Christianity, popular, 235-37
Church, Senator Frank, 280
Civil rights movement, 274
Clark, Ramsay, 205
Cognitive dissonance, 267
Coll, Vincent "Mad Dog,"7, 21

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