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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 citing Legend: The Only Inside Story About Mayor Richard J. Daley. 

Bitter Fruit: Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-1991

William J. Grimshaw - History - 1995 - 262 pages
William Grimshaw offers an insider's chronicle of the tangled relationship between the black community and the Chicago Democratic machine from its Great Depression origins to ...
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Chicago portraits: biographies of 250 famous Chicagoans

June Skinner Sawyers - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 322 pages
Provides sketches of prominent figures associated with the city of Chicago, including Nelson Algren and Sherwood Anderson.
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Bitter Fruit: Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-1991

William J. Grimshaw - History - 1995 - 262 pages
William Grimshaw offers an insider's chronicle of the tangled relationship between the black community and the Chicago Democratic machine from its Great Depression origins to ...
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Grafters and Goo Goos: Corruption and Reform in Chicago

James L. Merriner - History - 2004 - 302 pages
Examines Chicago's history of political corruption and reform efforts, and discusses how conflicts between reformers and corrupt politicians were reflections of incompatible ...
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Kerner: The Conflict of Intangible Rights

Bill Barnhart, Eugene F. Schlickman - Political Science - 1999 - 406 pages
Kerner The Conflict of Intangible Rights Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman This first biography of Otto Kerner traces the career of a major figure in Illinois politics and ...
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Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America

James L. Merriner - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 360 pages
A sympathetic portrait of the former House Ways and Means Committee chairman who was ousted and indicted in 1994 reveals Rostenkowski as a man who openly sought power and ...
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