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Harry J. Anslinger (1892–1975)

Harry J. Anslinger was born on May 20, 1892 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA as Harry Jacob Anslinger. He was an actor, known for To the Ends of the Earth (1948), Longines Chronoscope (1951) and Biography (1987). He died on November 14, 1975 in Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania. See full bio »

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 1948 To the Ends of the Earth
Commissioner H.J. Anslinger
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 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series)
- The Drug Wars (2013) ... Himself
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob (1996) ... Himself
 1954-1955 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - U.S. Commissioner of Narcotics / Himself - U.S. Commissioner on Narcotics
- Episode dated 18 April 1955 (1955) ... Himself - U.S. Commissioner of Narcotics (as Henry J. Anslinger)
- Episode dated 18 April 1954 (1954) ... Himself - U.S. Commissioner on Narcotics
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 1999 Grass (Documentary)
 1971 Aphrodisiac!: The Sexual Secret of Marijuana (Documentary)

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Commmissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Narcotics from 1930-1962. Known for his almost fanatical crusade against marijuana (which he decried as "Mexican opium") and its users.

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