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40 ways Metro Times changed Detroit (and beyond) over the past 40 years

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U.S. Rep. George Crockett. - PUBLIC DOMAIN
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  • U.S. Rep. George Crockett.

A farewell to Crockett

Morris Gleicher was a longtime political consultant and former president of the Michigan ACLU who became an MT adviser and investor. He was also known for landing the occasional scoop, thanks to his strong connections in the social justice community. A 1990 column announcing the retirement of U.S. Rep. George Crockett, "A heavyweight hangs up his gloves," was "leaked" to the press the night before publication and caused such a stir that officials were running around town trying to find a copy.



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