The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Dillinger's Wild Ride Listen 19 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58757/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Elliot Gorn examines the significance of Dillinger's fame and the endurance of his legacy. In Dillinger’s Wild Ride: The Year that Made America's Public Enemy Number One, he explains that Dillinger's story reveals an American fascination with outlaws, violence, and crime, and shows how America was transformed by the Great Depression.