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Toughest cop in America

In 2001, Charles Adamson, who had been a cop in Chicago, published a biography of Frank Pape called The Toughest Cop in America. Pape had been Adamson’s mentor on the force, and the biography offered a very positive view of Pape’s… 222 more words

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Bright lights, big lies

In 1938, Robert Nixon was arrested in Chicago for the murder of Florence Johnson, the white wife of a Chicago firefighter. Nixon, who was black, was ultimately convicted of Johnson’s murder, chiefly on the basis of his own confession. 252 more words

20th Century

Reflections from a Newly Raised Brother

Last week, Brother Christopher Ford contributed to this blog, and the very next day he was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. I told him that I would love to hear his reflections on what he experienced. 886 more words


Corrections, Clarifications, and "On the Record"

Do you have a sensitive media interview looming? Here is some more practical advice to help you navigate those rocky shoals.

  1. Remain flexible on the day of your interview.
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Master Mason Degree - Saturday. December 12th

UNION MASONIC LODGE #618 A. F. & A. M. will have a MASTER MASON’S DEGREE emergent communication on SATURDAY, December 12th—7:30am First Section, Breakfast break, then the Second Section.  17 more words

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