Joseph Clark's Investigations



December 31st, 1950

  • Joseph Clark
    The Atlantic
From 1950 to 1952, Joseph Clark investigated and publicized scandals within the Republican-controlled city government, including the embezzlement of tax money and court funds, imprisonment of the fire marshal, falsification of records, and corruption in the water bureau. Many officials were impeached or indicted as a result, and nine even committed suicide.
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