Chicago: The Daley Triple

Chicago's Mayor Dick Daley, some times known as "King Richard," could say last week with England's third mon arch of that name, as portrayed by Shakespeare:

Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures.

It was high time, for the Democratic panjandrum has weathered an ominous succession of challenges and controversies in recent years. In 1962, a $66 million city bond issue heavily touted by King Dick was ingloriously rejected at the polls. Since then, Daley's subjects have demonstrated repeatedly against city-hall domination of the local...

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