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The creation of G-men and gangsters as cultural heroes in this period not only explores the Depression-era obsession with crime and celebrity, but it also lends insight on how citizens understood a nation undergoing large political and social changes. Anxieties about crime today have become a familiar route for the creation of new government agencies and the extension of state authority.
Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
The war on crime was fought with guns and pens, movies and legislation, radio and government hearings. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
G Men was made as part of a deliberate attempt by the Warners to counteract what many conservative political and business leaders claimed was a. .War on Crime: Bandits, G-Men, and the Politics of Mass Culture.
G Men was made as part of a deliberate attempt by the Warners to counteract what many conservative political and business leaders claimed was a disturbing trend of glorifying criminals in the early 1930s gangster film genre. Although the gangster films were typically presented as moral indictments of organized crime where the criminal protagonist inevitably died, they nevertheless depicted a. life of freedom, power and luxury enjoyed by gangsters in the midst of a real-life economic crisis. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. All of these methods illuminate this period of state transformation and perceptions of that emergent state in the years of the first New Deal.
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Anxieties about crime today have become a familiar route for the creation of new government agencies and the .
Anxieties about crime today have become a familiar route for the creation of new government agencies and the extension of state authority. It is important to remember the original "war on crime" in the 1930s-and the opportunities it afforded to New Dealers and established bureaucrats like J. Edgar Hoover-as scholars grapple with the ways states assert influence over populations, local authority, and party politics while they pursue goals such as reducing popular violence and protecting private property.
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