Thirty Years in the Trenches Covering Crooks, Characters and Capers



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

John Lymington 1911 1983 was born

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  • Paperback
  • 252 pages
  • Thirty Years in the Trenches Covering Crooks, Characters and Capers
  • John Drummond
  • English
  • 23 December 2017
  • 9781886094772

10 thoughts on “Thirty Years in the Trenches Covering Crooks, Characters and Capers

  1. says:

    These are the memories of a tough Chicago newsman who covered organized crime in Chicago, the Chicago Outfit, from a very up close and personal view Chicago mob junkies should read

  2. says:

    John Drummond was a local TV reporter He covered a lot of the Outfit Chicago Mob stories, kind of the oddball story He was the of the ones covering those And this book is filled with a lot of those great old stories People ratting out the mob and having to go into the witness protection program He talks about how one of those ratters helped convict the killer of the three little boys in 1955 The guy had bragged to him about abusing and killing two of them His brother killed the other Another great story is Ruth Steinhagen and the shooting of Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Cowboy Eddie Waitkus at the Edgewater Beach Hotel later dramatized in The Natural One of my favorite stories, though, was one of the last ones It was how he got his job as a combination anchorman, sportswriter and live commercial, all at the same time for a small market station He was supposed to be reading copy for an ad for Schlitz beer the beer that made Milwaukee famous at the same time he w...

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