Sensational 'Numbers Racket' trial opens. Tammany Boss indicted by District-Attorney Dewey.
SLATE INFORMATION: Justice Hits Back in N.Y.
USA: New York:
Gen. view of the Supreme Court. Gen. view of Hines and sons walking down steps. Cu. of Hines walking past camera. 2 cu.'s of numbers racket. Long view & intr cu. of burned auto. Cu. of defense council arriving Cu. of Lloyd P. Stryker, chief of staff for defense. Cu. of Justice Pecora down steps of bldg. Walking shot of Justice Pecora down steps. Cu. of District attorney Dewey thru crowd. Cu. of Dewey getting into car. Cu. intr. shot of Dewey talking.
Sound Effects: MOSTLY SILENT... Hines says.. "For 2 years now I've been prosecuting rackets. Every chieftain of the underworld we have indicted is in jail or is a fugitive from Justice The Underworld is afraid for the first time in 20 years.
Crime, Justice and Law Enforcement; United States of America; Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971)
Background: Sensational 'Numbers Racket' trial opens. Tammany Boss indicted by District-Attorney Dewey.