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Stopping the presses : the murder of Walter W. Liggett

Author: Marda Woodbury
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1920s and 1930s, Minneapolis was crime city. Gangsters and politicians were partners running the Twin Cities' illegal gambling, prostitution, and liquor concerns. This book focuses on this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Biographies
Case studies
Case Reports
Biography
Named Person: Walter W Liggett; Walter W Liggett
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marda Woodbury
ISBN: 0816629293 9780816629299
OCLC Number: 38112541
Description: xviii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Walter's story --
ch. 1. Prairie activist --
ch. 2. Roaring twenties --
ch. 3. Freelance writer, freelance radical --
ch. 4. Meanwhile, in Minnesota --
ch. 5. Return to Minnesota --
ch. 6. Break with Olson --
ch. 7. Move to danger --
ch. 8. Framed and beaten up --
ch. 9. On trial --
pt. 2. Death in an alley --
ch. 10. Crescendo of horror --
ch. 11. Last day : family recollections --
ch. 12. Cops arrive, a little late, with their notebooks --
ch. 13. Word goes out --
ch. 14. No time to mourn --
pt. 3. Edith's story --
ch. 15. Aftermath of murder --
ch. 16. Hard times --
ch. 17. Kid Cann beats the rap --
ch. 18. Loose ends --
ch. 19. Home to Brooklyn.
Responsibility: Marda Liggett Woodbury.

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