A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

May 1st, 2006 • Quill Archives
Are The Watchdogs Still Watching?

On a warm June afternoon 30 years ago, Don Bolles, the Arizona Republic’s tireless muckraker, walked across the parking lot of the Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix to his white Datsun — and his death. Mobsters had silenced the reporter who was digging into dubious mafia dealings in Arizona.