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fahdes: ““If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression Of something beautiful, but annihilating.” Sylvia Plath, Ariel: The Restored Edition ”

Westbourne Park, Feb 1974: Moorhouse Rd, now demolished, looking S by JB photographer, via Flickr

Westbourne Park, Feb 1974: Moorhouse Rd, now demolished, looking S by JB photographer, via Flickr

Actress Raquel Welch. Born Jo Raquel Tejada 5 September 1940, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. (1967).

Actress Raquel Welch. Born Jo Raquel Tejada 5 September 1940, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. (1967).

Vintage Lantern, Railroad Lantern, 1960s, Adlake Lantern, Electric Brakeman's Lantern, Chicago, Elkhart, New York, Hanging Lantern, Train via Etsy

Vintage Lantern, Railroad Lantern, 1960s, Adlake Lantern, Electric Brakeman's Lantern, Chicago, Elkhart, New York, Hanging Lantern, Train

Vintage Lantern, Railroad Lantern, 1960s, Adlake Lantern, Electric Brakeman's Lantern, Chicago, Elkhart, New York, Hanging Lantern, Train via Etsy

Vintage Chicago Illinois Ceramic Souvenir State Plate Wrigley Building 1960s  pic.twitter.com/nBIXOPU39m http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Chicago-Illinois-Ceramic-Souvenir-State-Plate-Wrigley-Building-1960s-/151020403500?roken=cUgayN&soutkn=FVbSeg via @eBay

Vintage Chicago Illinois Ceramic Souvenir State Plate Wrigley Building 1960s pic.twitter.com/nBIXOPU39m http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Chicago-Illinois-Ceramic-Souvenir-State-Plate-Wrigley-Building-1960s-/151020403500?roken=cUgayN&soutkn=FVbSeg via @eBay

While getting a massage, Bertram Cooper says something about Daley having the dead vote for Kennedy. This is reference to Mayor Richard J. Daley and the vote fraud that took place in Chicago and Texas that helped swing the tight 1960 election to Kennedy. Daley was the political boss of a large Democratic machine that could deliver the vote in Chicago wards, precincts and large areas of Cook County via patronage, party loyalty, graft and voter fraud.

Nixon vs. Kennedy

While getting a massage, Bertram Cooper says something about Daley having the dead vote for Kennedy. This is reference to Mayor Richard J. Daley and the vote fraud that took place in Chicago and Texas that helped swing the tight 1960 election to Kennedy. Daley was the political boss of a large Democratic machine that could deliver the vote in Chicago wards, precincts and large areas of Cook County via patronage, party loyalty, graft and voter fraud.

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