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Photograph of the members of the Senate Crimge Investigation Committee
 

Members of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee. Left to right: Sen. Charles Tobey, Sen. Herbert O'Conor, Rudolph Halley, Sen. Estes Kefauver, and Sen. Alexander Wiley, as they arrived at the White House. [Library of Congress]

Photograph of Frank Costello.
 

Frank Costello, underworld crime boss, testified before the Kefauver committee in New York City. [Library of Congress]

Library of Congress
 

The United States Senate in the Senate Chamber, 108th Congress, 2003. [Virginia Hill, former girlfriend of crime boss Bugsy Siegel, testified before the Kefauver committee in New York City.]

Mugshot photograph of Frank 'Blinky' Palermo
 

Mugshot of Frank 'Blinky' Palermo who testified before the Kefauver committee. [National Archives]

Mugshot photograph of Michael 'Trigger Mike' Coppola.
 

Mugshot of Michael 'Trigger Mike' Coppola who testified before the Kefauver committee. [National Archives]

The Kefauver Committee
 

Senator William Langer, Senator Estes Kefauver, and Special Counsel Ernest Mitler [Senate Historical Office]

Kefauver Committee
 

Charles Tobey, Lester Hunt, Estes Kefauver, Alexander Wiley, Herbert O'Conor [Senate Historical Office]

Senate Estes Kefauver at Microphone
 

Senator Kefauver presides over a committee hearing. [Senate Historical Office]