Amateur Night At City Hall: The Story of Frank Rizzo

Frank Rizzo may not be as infamous nationally as Huey Long or Rod Blagojevich, but in Philly, depending on what neighborhood you visit, he was either the city’s savior or the most corrupt politician ever to serve as mayor of Philadelphia. Amateur Night At City Hall, originally released in 1978 does a decent job of trying to remain objective while still managing to accurately cover the rise of Rizzo from beat cop, to police commissioner to mayor of Philadelphia (1972 – to-1980). Continue reading “Amateur Night At City Hall: The Story of Frank Rizzo”