Education: Boss Granata

Just before dawn, one morning a fortnight ago, all seemed quiet on the University of Illinois' midwestern front. But the rambling campus slept fitfully, for later in the day undergraduates were to elect sophomore, junior, senior class officers. Not for some time had the political position of the fraternity cabal been challenged. But this fall, one John Granata, brother of Pete Granata, Chicago precinct captain in Morris Eller's "bloody twentieth" ward, had rallied about him the "barbarians" (non-fraternity men) to form an independent party.

Wise in the ways of Chicago political expediency,...

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