The Commissioner A True Story of Deceit Dishonor and Death (EPUB)


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George holed up in his attic with a357 his amily downstairs and told the cops to come and get me They did George was arraigned and the judge threw the case out But months of stress as his habits were exposed had *sickened George and he died in a Texas hospital Knowing the outcome doesn t spoil Keith s *George and he died in a Texas hospital Knowing the outcome doesn t spoil Keith s in the least after all it was splashed all over the local papers or months one of the newspapers nominated or a Pulitzer The book is written in good journeyman journalistic language hardly like a novel and the reasons behind D Artois mental and emotional decay are left by the wayside Still it s an easy read decay are left by the wayside Still it s an easy read George s antics which remind greatly of New York s Boss Tweed are the stuff of high entertainment even as they evolve into a modern morality playMy rating 16 of 20 stars This was a great story but the writing was just atrocious How did this man ever earn a living as a write. Crime to Shreveport The Commissioner is a gripping write. Crime to Shreveport The Commissioner is a gripping of Keith's personal experiences involving Leslie's assassination and the ive courageous lawmen who struggled to stop D'Artois' tyrann. Ce the city council and almost all the shady BUSINESSES IN SHREVEPORT SHREVEPORT YOU SEE HAS ALWAYS BEEN in Shreveport Shreveport you see has always been semi domesticated city peopled by thugs gamblers and drug dealers as well as bluenosed religious types That Wouldn T Flinch In wouldn t linch in Close to Hugh for an eye situations Too Shreveport was and still is a city knownor its racism and George was the one appointed to keep the black population in constant ear and dreadThe new Chief of Police determined that his department was so corrupt that he population in constant ear and dreadThe new Chief of Police determined that his department was so corrupt that he to the local newspapers to help expose D Artois as Leslie s murderer As George s gambling and shakedowns became unearthed those doing the uncovering were threatened with bombings murder and kidnappings Finally with the help of the FBI and Baton Rouge police enough evidence was brought against George Toy to Toy (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) for an arrest As if the continual exposes and George s conseuent threats didn t keep the populace on edge. E D'Artois Keith who covered the crimes as a reporteror the Shreveport Times recalls irsthand the tumultuous investigation of D'Artois and his plan to bring mob boss Carlos Marcello's organized. Sometimes I read a book not to assess its literary ualities but simply because it its into my personal history This is one of those But irst something about the author Bill Keith is a journalist who has really gotten around He worked as a war correspondent in Vietnam has Catch and Release: Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life free lanced in Tokyo Europe and the Philippines Andinally many years in my hometown Shreveport LA as an investigative reporterWhat investigation did he become embroiled in here you ask The Public Safety Commissioner of the city back in the 70s was a well thought of man George D Artois But George had an expensive gambling problem and he began embezzling money rom the city coffers Finally a reporter Jim Leslie uncovered George s illegalities Leslie was subseuently killed in a mobster style hit in New Orleans and rumor had it that George had ordered the hit George was the local kingpin and controlled the mayor the local kingpin and controlled the mayor offi. With a true journalistic tone Keith delivers an unparalleled account of the murder of Louisiana's political advertiser Jim Leslie and the case against Shreveport's corrupt police commissioner Georg. The Commissioner A True Story of Deceit Dishonor and Death