Dewey as Prosecutor

September 1944
New Republic;9/25/44, Vol. 111 Issue 13, p388
Focuses on the career of Thomas E. Dewey as a public prosecutor. Position of Special Rackets Prosecutor for New York City held by Dewey; Exposure of police graft , removal of dishonest and dictatorial officials by Dewey after he became District Attorney; Prosecution of Charles E. Mitchell and Richard Whitney for fraudulent business practices; Discussion of instance of Dewey's use of the bargain plea by prosecuting Joseph Ison and Alexander Pompez, two of the biggest policy bankers in New York; Results of the study of Dewey conducted by Press Research Inc.; Practice of joiner indictment followed by Dewey; Reference to the case of indictment of Richard Whitney, president of the New York Stock Exchange.


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