On February 15, 1933, shots rang out in Bayfront Park. Italian anarchist Giuseppe Zangara stood on a wooden folding chair, held up a pawnshop .32-caliber pistol, and fired at President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. The crowd bumped Zangara’s arm, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak caught a bullet, Roosevelt came out unscathed, and the gunman was apprehended. The mayor died, Zangara pleaded guilty to murder, and he was later fried in the electric chair. Dr. Paul George, noted local historian and Miami Dade College professor, knows crime. And this knowledgeable... More >>>