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Title
U.S. Senate broadcasts thanking Frank Ahern and Thomas Cahill for their work for the Senate Crime Investigating Committee
Creator
Joint Senate and House Recording Facility
Date Created and/or Issued
1951-03-17/1951-03-29
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
California Revealed from San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Two recordings. Parts 1 and 2 are Senate staffer George Reedy giving a broadcast on St. Patrick’s Day, paying tribute to SFPD Chief Homicide Inspector Frank Ahern and Homicide Inspector Thomas Cahill for their investigative work for the Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, aka the Senate Crime Investigating Committee. The Committee was chaired by Senator Estes Kefauver (Dem. Tennessee). Ahern and Cahill had testified during the Committee’s visit to San Francisco in 1950. Also includes general praise for the Irish. Part 3 is Senator Kefauver of Tennessee praising and thanking Ahern and Cahill for their service, as well as the San Francisco Mayor and Chief of Police for their cooperation.
Type
sound
Format
Lacquer disc
Extent
2 Discs of 2
Identifier
SFH 15
csf_00001_d1; csf_00001_d2
Language
English
Subject
San Francisco (Calif.). Police Dept
Organized crime--United States
United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce
Cahill, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1910-2002
Ahern, Frank
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963
Relation
Finding aid to the Thomas J. Cahill papers
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt7489r8q8
Provenance
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Center
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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