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Photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White was a woman's dream: beautiful, talented, and independent. As the ACE photographer for FORTUNE and LIFE magazines for nearly three decades, she brought the world to America. She always got the shot she wanted, and before she was 30 years old she was rich and famous.
Babe Triscaro persuaded Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa to use a portion of the Central States Teamsters Pension Fund to finance a deal to sell surplus military aircraft to Cuba in 1959. Each of the Globemaster planes was loaded with armaments and were destined for delivery in the Dominican Republic. Triscaro and his associates made numerous trips from Miami to Havana to get the deal done.
Moe Kleinman was involved in murder along with the gambling and liquor rackets he controlled. Among the most publicized murders linked to him was the 1931 slaying of Cleveland City Councilman William Potter. Moe Dalitz recalled the details of Potter's demise. At first the murder appeared to be a suicide. Then police found Potter dead inside an apartment suite. A Kleinman associate was seen there.
Leo Moceri served a prison sentence for extortion before he was released and returned to California in 1966. He began investing money in an earth moving operation run by Los Angleles mobster James the Weasel Jimmy Fratianno. In the 1970s Moceri was an underboss in Cleveland who was second in command to Jack White Licavoli. Eventually Moceri became involved in a disagreement that led to his murder.
Dan Delaney grew up in New Jersey and went to Princeton before entering the Army. After an extensive tour of duty during and after World War II, he discovers his roots and takes a position as a detective in Dublin. He is nearly sixty when he is finally promoted to Police Commissioner of Dublin, Ireland & soon thereafter, gains a far-reaching reputation for solving complicated double murder cases.
Chef Matt Fattore lives a clean and lawful life—so he doesn't expect to meet the woman of his wet dreams when she arrests him. When Lt. Caylee Benton of the Cleveland PD mistakes him for a wanted burglar, Matt finds out fantasies sometimes land right in your lap—and frisk you. He's about to spend the wildest 24 hours of his life, and if he’s lucky, he’ll be in handcuffs by the end of the night.
My ebook looks at Leon Czolgosz's background as a Polish immigrant whose family lived in Detroit and Cleveland, Ohio. The text raises questions regarding the assassin's movements in Chicago in August 1901, and later in West Seneca and Buffalo. How did he obtain his money and who funded his trips from Cleveland to Chicago and then to Buffalo? It is likely Leon Czolgosz had an accomplice in Buffalo.
This personal narrative reveals the journey that new author, Curt Olson, and his family experienced during some deep trials they experienced since fall 2009. It's an inspirational account of the events that occurred to the Olsons and the deep spiritual challenges engineered by God. Curt Olson also seeks to challenge the church in America regarding benevolence, and the greater need for it today.
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.