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"And if somebody in City Hall saw a chance to make a fast bundle or two, Daley wasn't given to preaching. His advice amounted to: Don't get caught." p. 7

"This town was built by great men who demanded that drunkards and harlots be arrested, while charging them rent until the copes arrived." p. 7

"Chicago history is full of such oddities. Flip open any page and somebody is making a buck." p. 16

". . .when the subject of ex-cons on the city payroll comes up, 'Are we to deny these men honest employment in a free society. . .are we to deprive them of the right to work. . .to become rehabilitated. . .' He will forgive anything short of Republicanism." p. 23

"He set out to reform City Hall, but there was only so much he could do, since most of the members of his party considered reform to be the redirecting of graft from...

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