Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir
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BeschreibungSouth-sider Leon Despres was a thorn in the side of Chicago's famous boss. His political war stories and battles against the seemingly monolithic Machine are an inspiration to anyone who is facing long odds.
PortraitLeon M. Despres was born in 1908 in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1929. Since leaving the Chicago City Council in 1975 he has served as a parliamentarian for the Jane Byrne and Harold Washington administrations and worked as an attorney, teacher, and lecturer. Despres lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Kenan Heise spent seven years as a Franciscan monk before starting a thirty-year career at the Chicago Tribune. His many books include Chicago the Beautiful (Bonus, 2001) and Resurrection Mary: A Ghost Story (Chicago Historical Bookworks, 1990).
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten