Damn Citizen (1958)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Police Drama  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This biographical drama, chronicles the patriotic exploits of World War II hero Colonel Francis C. Grevemberg, who fought a tough battle against crime and corruption in his home state, Louisiana. He got his chance to serve the state when he was appointed the superintendent of state police by the new governor. Prior to his appointment, Louisiana had been notorious for it's graft, crooked leadership, and criminal underpinnings. Upon accepting his position, Grevemberg vowed to eradicate it from the state governments. It was not an easy task as he met with almost constant opposition from all sides. He and his staff did succeed and Louisiana was a cleaner state.

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politician, colonel, corruption, courage, criminal, governor, leader, opposition, patriotism, police, superintendent, veteran [military]