• The introduction first appeared 12/20/1976 on the day after Richard Daley's death in the Chicago Daily News as an editorial column by Mike Royko.
• Royko characterizes Daley as a parallel to Chicago, rough-tough, coarse speaking, loyal, pious in some things, corrupt in some things.
• Royko claims that immigrants tolerated Richard Daley's corruption as such was customary among leaders in their homelands.
• Royko suggests that Richard Daley became a "father figure" to the city.
• Royko suggests that Richard Daley's legacy over Chicago will extend well into the future because both Daley and Chicago love a good political brawl.
• Richard Daley's home kept overnight protection from Chicago Police Department (PD).
• Daley was chauffered to work on the same path everyday.
• Events from Chicago history have taken place along the ride.
• Black Panthers were killed in a shoot out.
• Martin Luther King was hit by a brick.
• Ethnic content...
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