U.S. At War: Civic Pride

One day last week a gunman drifted into Chicago's North Side, hunting funds he needed to settle a domestic problem (springing his wife from jail). But he got tangled up with the police, and by the time the shooting stopped he was dead. So was a detective. Chicago, long accustomed to small-arms fire, paid little heed. But when police discovered that the dead gangster was from Detroit, Mayor Edward Joseph Kelly almost blew a gasket. Cried he: "I'm tired of these hoodlums coming in here from neighboring areas and giving Chicago a bad name!"


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