"On-Duty Firemen Hustle Tickets for Boss' Band" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

Byline: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith; 1978-02-05; Chicago Sun Times; pages p. 1, 6, [8 missing]

Report: "The Mirage" - Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith - Chicago Sun Times

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"Hundreds of on-duty Chicago fire fighters solicit funds for a charity that supposedly serves widow and orphans. But a major beneficiary is Fire Comr. Robert J. Quinn's ceremonial marching band."

Description:Last article in the Chicago Sun-Times 25-part Mirage Tavern sting series, exposing graft and corruption in the city.

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Chicago Sun-Times article titled, "On-duty Firemen Hustle Tickets for Boss' Band." Written by Pamela Zekman and Zay N. Smith as part of their Mirage series.