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G-man

1. US slang an FBI agent
2. Irish a political detective
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Edgar Hoover's pre-movie promotion reel about G-men and the FBI draws impatient boos, a trailer for the upcoming James Cagney flick "The Public Enemy" inspires hoots and applause.
Whereas Hitler or Stalin's power rested on the people's terror of the Gestapo or the KGB, Hoover made US citizens overlook the FBI's encroaching threat to their freedom by having his G-Men glamorised through gushing articles placed in the press, heroic radio programmes, films and, later, TV shows that Hoover was consulted about, by merchandising the G-Men brand on toy guns, badges and children's pyjamas.
A SUMMER Ska Festival at The Forum in Darlington tonight features THE ROUGH KUTZ, G-MEN, and THE TALKS.
Walsall completed an impressive double over Charlton at the Banks's Stadium with goals from their G-Men and if they beat high-flying Southampton at St Mary's on Saturday they will avoid the dreaded drop into League Two.
Friday evening will be the turn of G-Men, Big Fat Panda and the Jamaican Ska Sound System to take to the stage.
5 Anthony Gerrard The G-men, Gyepes and Gerrard, produced their best display together against Boro.
They could find only bit roles in small pictures, she in a western, "New Frontier," and a serial, "Dick Tracy's G-Men.
Purvis recruits old school G-men like Agent Charles Winstead to provide wise counsel for the inexperienced squad.
Purvis recruits old school G-men like Agent Charles Winstead (Lang) to provide wise counsel for the inexperienced squad.
coli, and if someone becomes terribly ill from eating one -- a young woman in Minnesota almost died from a Cargill hamburger and will likely never walk again -- nonetheless Republicans remain staunchly opposed to G-men snooping around the slaughterhouse, and so I should never eat another Big Mac or Whopper or any other ground meat other than that ground from whole sirloin by a butcher as I watch.
The G in his G-men seen here could variously stand for gritty, gormless or grey - the latter being Christian Bale's firm-jawed FBI rising star Melvin Purvis, sent by Hoover to hunt down and destroy Dillinger and his gang.
THE VERDICT Johnny Depp brilliantly shows what a talented allround performer he is in Michael Mann's all-guns blazing tale of gangsters vs G-Men.