Mirage Reaction - "Mayor Urged to Investigate Fire Dept." - Chicago Sun-Times

Byline: Pamela Zekman; 1978-02-06; Chicago Sun Times; 

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

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". . .In the final installment of the Mirage series, The Sun-Times disclosed on Sunday that hundreds of able-bodied firemen are routinely assigned to sell tickets for a charity that supposedly servies widows and orphans. Financial records show that a major beneficiary of the fund for the last seven years has been Quinn's ceremonial marching band. . ."

Description:Better Government Assn. calls on Mayor to investigate Fire Department after Mirage disclosures, such as that on-duty firemen were selling tickets during working hours for a charity for widows and orphans whose main beneficiary was the commissioner's marching band.

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Article written by Pamela Zekman for the Chicago Sun-Times titled "Mayor urged to investigate Fire Dept." Published in 1978.