Nation: Chicago: The Reassessment

WHATEVER the rest of the country may think of Mayor Richard Daley and his Chicago police, he is clearly a hero on his own turf. That became evident last week when Chicagoans, responding to worldwide criticism of Daley and his cops' tough tactics, reacted as if they had been under personal attack. When Daley returned to his modest brick bungalow in the Bridgeport section of the South Side, 800 admirers greeted him with cheers and signs: HOORAY FOR DALEY and PRIDE OF THE U.S.—CHICAGO POLICE. In the drab Six Corners neighborhood on the Northwest...

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