Shadow of the Racketeer
  • Author : David Scott Witwer
  • Release Date : 07 July 2022
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 13 : 9780252076664

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Book excerpt: A detailed account of labor corruption in the 1930s and the zealous journalist who railed against it

Shadow of the Racketeer

Shadow of the Racketeer

Author : David Scott Witwer
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