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Serpico

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the preparations for and start of public hearings on the charges of Frank Serpico on December 14, 1971. Serpico claimed that top-level people in the Department and in City ... More


Limited War Sets the Stage for the POW Odyssey

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

The global Cold War shaped the Korean conflict and limited its scope. The United States entered the war under the assumption that fighting could be limited to the Korean peninsula. It was part of a ... More


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