True Crime Detective Winter 1942

“Here he [J. Edgar Hoover] tells the almost unknown story of Kathryn Kelly, under whose evil guidance her husband, Machine-gun Kelly, rose to eminence in the criminal world. Mr. Hoover omits one interesting detail. It was while Machine-gun Kelly was seeking to escape the noose being closed about him by Hoover, that he coined the phrase by FBI Agents have since been known—G-Men.”

True Crime Detective Vol. 2 No. 1 Winter 1952
Contents Page
Irving Gitlin “Mr. Big and the Waterfront”
J. Edgar Hoover “Woman Behind the Crime”
Edward D. Radin “The Killer Who Wasn’t There”
Patrick Quentin “Last of Mrs. Maybrick”
Dorothy D. Doyle “Portrait of the Monster as a Young Man”
Jackson Hite “The Invisible Cord”
Richard W. Fredericks “Body Under the Couch”
Arthur Train “The ‘Due de Nevers’”
Rex Ainsworth’s Here’s the Answer: “Case of the Severed Hand”

Publisher: Lawrence E. Spivak
Editor: Edward D. Radin
Managing Editor: Robert P. Mills
General Manager: Joseph W. Ferman
Art Director: George Salter
Cover: Dirone Photography
5.5” x 7.75” 128 pages 35¢

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