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The book is a memoir that chronicles my many years as a broadcast newsman from Niagara Falls to Chicago in the latter half of the twentieth century. A former Federal Judge and Governor gets out of prison,, a policeman on trial for trying to drown his son,, an alderman runs off with 100K in federal funds,, the death of President John F. Kennedy, The disappearance of Rosemary Kennedy, homecoming for Jimmy Hoffa, how Geraldo Rovera scooped me, are just some of the stories included.

About the Author

Peter Nolan was a television news reporter whose career in Chicago at WMAQ-TV and WBBM-TV spanned the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. He won three Emmys and several journalism awards including Chicago Magazine’s best TV reporter. In 2019 Nolan received the Silver Circle Award of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Chicago Chapter. Writing credits: Author of the critically praised CAMPAIGN! The Election that Rocked Chicago. (Amika Press 2012) News Stories, a Memoir (Gatekeeper Press 2018) Op Ed, Chicago Sun Times 12/30/2006, Op Ed Chicago Sun Times 1/8/2009.


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