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Portland Confidential

Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Rose City

Stanford, Phil

(Book - 2004)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Portland Confidential
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The story of "Big Jim" Elkins and Portland's 1950s vice scandal that reached into the highest levels of city government. Follow the story from Elkins arrival in Portland shortly after the end of Prohibition through his televised testimony before Bobby Kennedy and the Senate Rackets Committee.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Ptown books, c2004
ISBN: 1558687939
9781558687936
098289581X
9780982895818
Branch Call Number: 364.1092 S785p 2004
Characteristics: 192 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm

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An expose of the 1950s scandals surrounding James B. "Big Jim" Elkins, involving racketeering, corrupt labor unions, and pinball.


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