The Mayor's Gambit 

How A C Wharton played a major background role in a plan to enlarge Willie Herenton's power.

Recent events and revelations have both deepened and dissipated the cloud of mystery concerning Mayor Willie Herenton's now-you-see-it, now-you-don't "retirement" from the helm of government in Memphis. What at first appeared to be a surprise announcement that Herenton intended to withdraw from…

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