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Machine Gun Kelly's Last Stand

November 12, 2003

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Run time: 58 minutes

Mr. Hamilton was interviewed about his book Machine Gun Kelly's Last Stand, published by University Press of Kansas. George Kelly, a flamboyant Depression era criminal, was the first to be tried by a federal court for kidnapping under the new Lindbergh law. The book details the period where both cameras and smoking were allowed in the court.