Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland
From Library Staff
Dark Rose reveals the fascinating and sordid details of an important period in the history of what by the end of the century had become a great American city. It is a story of Portland's repeated and often failed efforts to flush out organized crime and municipal corruption.
In 1956, The Rose City was seething with vice and intrigue. This is the story of two reporters who exposed organized crime rackets and rampant corruption within the city's law enforcement institutions.
A look into the criminal underbelly of Portland.