Chicago: The Blue Curtain

Daniel Walker is a model of rec titude and respectability. He is a 1945 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a former editor in chief of the North western University Law Review, who later became law clerk to U.S. Chief Justice Fred Vinson. Now, at 46, he is vice president and general counsel of Marcor Inc., the $2.3 billion parent of Montgomery Ward and the Container Corporation of America. On top of that, he is the Mafia-fighting president of Chicago's crime commission.

With this background, he was picked by the President's Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence...