He was The burly former police commissioner, who was at once the most beloved and most reviled politIcal figure in the city, had been on a campaign tour in the morning and had returned to his headquarters for lunch, said longtime aide Anthony Zecca. Philadelphians generally either loved or hated the former mayor, but almost all were surprised by the news because Rizzo appears so healthy. He became the mayor during a very challenging time in the city,' said Mayor Wilson Goode, who ordered flags in the city flown at half-staff until after Rizzo's funeral. Rizzo was the lifeblood of Philadelphia politics,' said Philadelphia resident Melissa Henderson, who opposed his recent mayoral candidacy. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, a two-term Pennsylvania governor in the s.
Former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo dies
Frank Rizzo's Run-In With Reporter Stan Bohrman - NBC 10 Philadelphia
In one corner, you have the ex-mayor of a major metropolitan city threatening a reporter to a street fight while accusing him of being an alcoholic. In the other is a clean-cut journalist who, though stunned by the barrage of insults, refuses to back down. Meyer radioed Rand to attempt to defuse the situation. Rand unlocked the van door, which was promptly thrown open.
I will admit there are some holes in Billy's story that I would like to question him about and I would like to clarify. Do I believe that Billy was abused by Avery? Do I think when you did this interview for this article you were not being told the whole truth? It seems this piece is a way for Mr. We all know that Avery has a history of child abuse but what attorney in their right mind would tell a client, who is telling you that they are innocent of this specific crime, backed up by your own lie detector test to take a plea deal?