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Sweeping view from the floor of a great room, looking upwards past marble columns and arches to a grand golden-colored dome

Richmond Pearson Hobson and the War Against Heroin

Posted by: Mary Lou Reker

The following is a guest post by Joe Thorogood, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography at University College London and a current Economic and Social Research Council Fellow at The John W. Kluge Center. Harry Anslinger was once America’s most prolific drug authority. From 1931-1963, Anslinger was head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics …