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Radio Documentary - Wayward Soldier: Verne Miller and the Kansas City Massacre

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2004-086-001

Dates

  • 2003

Scope and Contents

This series consists of two audio CDs containing South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s special radio documentary called Wayward Soldier: Verne Miller and the Kansas City Massacre. The program lasts 54 minutes. SDPB program summary:

He was a war hero and a sheriff. But somewhere along the way, this good guy turned to the mob life. The one-hour program, Wayward Soldier: Verne Miller and the Kansas City Massacre, shares the story of Verne Miller, a South Dakotan. His pivotal role in the Kansas City Massacre led to the reform of the entire FBI. With interviews with his family members, journalists, law officials and historians and clippings from newspapers and reports from the FBI, Wayward Soldier takes a look at what it was like to be a mobster in the Prohibition Era.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

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