Richard J Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago

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From his first election in 1955 to 1976, Mayor Richard J. Daley dominated Chicago's political landscape. A product of the Irish Catholic working class, Daley never lost touch with his roots as he rose through the Democratic Party machine whose workings he perfected to become a powerful and enduring political figure. The story of Daley is also the story of Chicago. Faced with issues confronting many American cities in the twentieth century civil rights, integration, race riots, fiscal crisis, housing, suburban flight, urban ...

Richard J Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago 1995, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875801995

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