A mayor of Chicago in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. One of the last and toughest of the big-city political “bosses,” he ran a powerful political machine, repeatedly and easily gaining reelection. He was also given much of the credit for the victory of John F. Kennedy in the close presidential election of 1960; Kennedy won by only a few thousand votes in Illinois. In 1968, when demonstrators against involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War threatened to disrupt the Democratic national convention, meeting in Chicago, the Chicago police, with Daley's approval, responded with violence. An official investigation later described the response as a “police riot.” Daley died in 1976.
notes for Daley, Richard
Words nearby Daley, Richard
How to use Daley, Richard in a sentence
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.
In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.
Steiger was nominated, and Richard Burton, and a lot of people in bigger movies.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then, two years later, America elected Richard Nixon as president.
In the 1960 campaign between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy, there was virtually no discussion of crime.
Richard Chiswell, a noted English printer and an extensive publisher, died.
Richard Brathwaite, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died.
Richard Cumberland died; eminent as a British poet, essayist, novelist and dramatic writer.
Richard Wilson died; an English landscape painter of great merit.
Richard Joy (the English Samson), died; a man of wonderful strength.