The Queen: Constance

A decade before she became known as the “welfare queen,” Linda Taylor put herself at the center of a different Chicago scandal. Upon the death of gambling kingpin Lawrence Wakefield, Taylor posed as the heir to his sizable fortune. The hearing revealed Taylor’s real identity and opened a window into her troubled past. (Slate Presents: The Queen – The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth) luminarypodcasts.com

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