Vanishing point: the disappearance of Judge Crater and the New York he left behind

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Ivan R. Dee,
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The sudden disappearance of Judge Joseph Crater nearly 75 years ago led to perhaps the most famous missing persons case of the twentieth century. Crater, a justice of New York's state Supreme Court, vanished amid political scandal. A public frenzy about what happened to Crater provided impetus for scrutiny of New York's Tammany Hall political machine—and ultimately for the vanishing of Tammany Hall as well. Richard J. Tofel's Vanishing Point is a revealing look at New York as the Jazz Age gave way to the Depression, and at one of the most intriguing stories in the annals of urban America.
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title_display Vanishing point : the disappearance of Judge Crater and the New York he left behind
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title_sub the disappearance of Judge Crater and the New York he left behind