Thirty Years in the Trenches Covering Crooks, Characters, and Capers

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Chicago Spectrum Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
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These are stories you won't read about in the Chicago guide books or travel brochures. Examine Justice Department transcripts involving mobsters and their victims. Meet some of Chicago's legendary characters. Listen in on high class hookers and escorts telling their secrets. Try to solve some of Chicago's most fascinating mysteries. Read about who gets the gravy and who doesn't in a TV newsroom. John Drummond takes you with him as he gets his story -- stories that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes brutal, sometimes poignant, and always fascinating. Book jacket.

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John wrote in his own style of the many stories that he reported on CBS when he worked there. H's a fare and honest man that just wrote the facts.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
8
Smile For the Birdie
18
Speak No Evil
24
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Drummond, a longtime television and radio newsman, has spent most of his professional career at WBBM TV in Chicago.

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