POLITICS
07/22/2014 12:46 pm ET Updated Jul 22, 2014

How This Bank Robber Helped Create The FBI

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Gangster John Dillinger’s lifelong career of crime—he robbed at least 12 banks and four police departments and was accused of shooting and killing an East Chicago police officer while escaping one bank robbery—ended, with his life, eighty years ago today outside the Beacon Theater in Chicago, Illinois.

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