Comic books and juvenile delinquency 1955

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comic books and juvenile delinquency 1955

Comic books and juvenile delinquency

From: US Congress. Committee on the Judiciary. Juvenile Delinquency. Johnston, South Carolina Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. Jenner, Indiana Authur V. Missouri Olin D.
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Published 09.01.2019

1955 CONFIDENTIAL FILE - "Horror Comic Books" - Estes Kefauver

Comic books and juvenile delinquency 1955

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Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, who succeeded Hendrickson as chairman of the committee, oversaw a series of televised hearings in New York in the spring of , Juvenile delinquency motion pictures Hearings before the Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency of the Committee on the Judiciary.

After a bit, however, there crept into Canada the crime comic in its original form. Juvenile delinquency and comic books. While pointing out that it is unlikely that comic books are a primary cause of juvenile delinquency, he stated that it should not be overlooked that certain comic books may aid and abet, as it were, delinquent behavior which has been set in motion by other forces already operating on the child. While the form originated in , American comic books first gained popularity after the publication of Action Comics, which included the debut of the superhero Superman. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


  1. Alexa O. says:

    Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency | U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

  2. Paytunicol says:

    Alarmed by a dramatic rise in juvenile delinquency in the s, Congress explored the possible influence of crime, horror, and superhero comic books on youths' behavior. Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, –

  3. Lucía C. says:

    Catalog Record: Juvenile delinquency (comic books) : Hearings | HathiTrust Digital Library

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