The Plainest Plain-Clothesman

Denney, Reuel
January 1955
New Republic;1/31/55, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p14
Highlights the changing image of the U.S. police in mass media. Change in the tendency of middle-brow readers with regard to police role in the detective stories; Picturization of a cop in the television program "Dragnet"; Visualization of implicit relations of the cop to the society as depicted in "Dragnet."


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