John Calpin (2nd Interview)

Title

John Calpin (2nd Interview)

Description

When he graduated from Temple University with a journalism degree in 1925, John Calpin (1904-1991) became a police reporter for The Philadelphia Bulletin. There, he witnessed first hand the impact of Prohibition on the city of Philadelphia and the vast power of the Republican City Machine. In the decades that followed, Calpin would go on to become a newspaper bureau chief and civic reformer.

Identifier

2017oh258_irw026

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

John Calpin

Sort Priority

0006

Interview Keyword

United States--Trials, litigation, etc.
Gambling
Journalism.
Newspapers.
Reporters and reporting.
Race relations

Indexed By

William Jones

Files

Calpin _OH.jpg
Police Harbor boat UA.jpg


Citation

“John Calpin (2nd Interview),” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/833.