imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
latest news
best of news




A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List


IMC Network:

Original Cities africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Wheatons Dirty Little Secrets

by Friday, Mar. 09, 2001 at 1:19 AM

Secrets cannot be kept forever....

Wheatons Dirty Little Secrets

by 7:14pm Wed Mar 7 '01

When Tricky Dick went down due to the efforts of

Bob Woodward, history may have turned out diferent

if only the Republicans knew what was happening at

the Family home of Bob Woodward back in good old

Wheaton Illinois.

Wheatons Dirty Little Secrets

March 7, 2001

Chicago--Remember those heady days of splendor in

the world of politics when Spiro T. Agnew, and his boss

Richard Nixon became part of the dark history. Nam,

Laos,Cambodia,Co-IntelPro,The Pentagon Papers,

and a zillion other dirty little secrets that tore down

a corrupt dynasty in the Republican Party.

Watergate became a term that the world would never forget, and Bob Woodward became very famous.

Famous enough, that a movie was made in which

Robert Redford played the role of the character known

as Bob Woodward. In the film was the famous line, and

I'm from Wheaton Illinois,exclaims Redford/Woodward.

Wheaton Illinois,a not so sleepy little town, west

of Chicago by around 20 miles. Staunchly in the grips of the Republican Party, parades on the 4th of July still

host some pretty despicable characters that have run

for the Presidency. The secrets buried safely, flags

waving in the breeze, and the fireworks shoot off at

North Side Park.

T'was a time that one could not get Cable TV in

Wheaton. They were affraid that someone might say SHIT, or show some titty on their TV's. Alcohol was illegal within the city limits, no cable tv, and when it was

time to vote, if you did not vote Republican you did not get the day off from work for the City, or County of DuPage. The good old days of Republican rule reigned

supreme in those days.

Quite the masquerade Wheaton had going for it and it's population of around 20,000. Wheaton College

was pumping out the Bible Bangers as they were called in those days, yet, lurking below the surface of this idylic small community was something much deeper than the world believed.

Back then, the likes of John and Jim Belushi

were romping around looking for their next high, party,

or piece of grass. Long before Lord and Lady Q Billiards was shut down after City Officials reliazed that

a whore house was being run out of the attic, one could find the Belushi's and all the other party animals arriving at the pool hall seeking their next party. Wheaton was pretty wild in those days, and this was

not something that the Republicans would mention in the Wheaton College brochure. Would'nt want to upset

Billy Graham, or the other bible bangers thumping away at the hearts and souls of the young.

Meanwhile,there was the Woodwards. A block away from North Side Park in the ritzy side of town. Bob

Woodward had a younger sister named Wendy who

used to date a fellow nicknamed Scratch, (aka Kenny

Heiden).Both were members of the Doodle Gang,

when older brother Bob Woodward was galavanting

around chasing Tricky Dick, et al.

Alfred Woodward, a Judge, father of Bob Woodward, sat on the bench of the Du Page County

Court House back in those days. Wendy still resided

with her father Alfred, near the tennis courts of North Side Park in Wheaton during the Watergate Hearings.

Bob Was still digging up the dirt on the Watergate

Scumbags, while Wendy hung out with the Doodle Gang Members, as Alfred was making the place safer

by sentencing away some of the local riff raff for their crimes. Life was grand.

If only the Republican dirty tricks henchmen knew

of life back in Wheaton during those days, history might

have turned out a little diferent. What if they knew that

Bob's sister was growing POT at the Judges house,

right out in the yard for all to see?

Wendy loved to party back in those days, and with

Scratch or the other Doodle Gang Members, the parties

rotated from house to house when the time was right.

The Doodle Gang? Yankee Doodle Burgers, corner of Cole Ave/Main Street was the hangout for the rowdy

teens--20's in those days. Henceforth, the Doodle Gang. Mostly schoolmates from Wheaton North High, grads, and dropouts. Getting high was a common practice back then before the days of hysteria with the drug wars. Thats right, the Republicans used to party hearty back then, and believe it or not, Nixon now looks like a Liberal compared to the likes of Clinton or the latest one thats illegitimate.

Like it or not, Wheaton was small in those days,

and at times the good old Judge Alfred Woodward,

had to lock up people that he knew as friends of his daughter Wendy. Doodle Gang Members used to party at the Judges house, or visit Wendy. Two of those members/friends were Bruce Gregory and Bernie Webber. Both were friends with Scratch and Wendy back then, Bob Woodward was still on the trail of Tricky Dick, and Alfred was still on the bench as a sitting Judge. At times, Bernie and Bruce would party at the Judges house with Wendy. It all seemed innocent enough.

Innocent enough, until Bruce and Bernie got desperate enough to rob a Clarke Gas Station one cold

wintery night out on Route 59, near Army Trail Rd. They

got caught red handed by the pigs back then during a

stakeout of the Gas Station. Little did they know that the station was being robbed so often that the pigs set up a

stakeout to catch the armed robbers on the spot.

Mandatory sentence of 5 years was the law back then, there was no way around it for these screwballs of Wheaton. Guess who the Judge was? Thats right, good

old Alfred Woodward, father of Bob Woodward had the case. Like the investigations into Watergate,and the

Hearings, this case of armed robbery dragged on for a bit.

Bernie Webber, and Bruce Gregory made bail,

and coming out of middle class families did not seem to be an impediment. Bernies father was a local Dentist in Wheaton, and Bruce had a wealthy uncle who owned

Narco Development Industrial Co.

Still friends with Wendy Woodward, they were

invited to parties. Parties at the Judges house. They were out on bail, and eventually out on an appeal after they were sent up the river by Judge Alfred Woodward. But they never could get around that Mandatory sentence of 5 years, and ended up doing

their time anyways. But in the meantime, as they were out no one seemed to care that these fellons were getting high at the house of the same Judge that sentenced them to prison not long before. All during the time that Bob Woodward stuck his neck out to get at

the bottom of the Watergate Breakin.

So,there you have the story. Two fellons, convicted of armed robbery partying it up with drugs,

at parties in the house of Bob Woodwards father, the

Judge Alfred, during the investigations that brought down Tricky Dick, et al, known as Watergate.

Would history have turned out differently if John

Mitchell, Gordon G. Liddy, Halderman, Nixon, or Spiro T.

Agnew knew of the shenanigans happening in lovely Wheaton during that period of time? I guess we will

never know. But now you know one of Wheatons dirty little secrets, and that can never be changed.

Report this post as:

Local News

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 12:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 12:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 4:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J10 11:58PM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M30 10:20PM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 12:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 1:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 2:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 3:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 2:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 1:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 1:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 4:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 1:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A26 10:37PM


lausd whistle blower A10 11:58PM

Website Upgrade A10 3:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 1:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 11:58AM

Change Links April 2018 A01 11:27AM

Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 M31 6:57PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 7:00PM

Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! M19 2:02PM

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A. M16 5:40PM

Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released M15 12:34AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups M06 12:10PM

After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video M02 11:44AM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Treasury Takes Aim at Shell Companies J20 11:18AM

Paraphysique de l'intelligence J20 9:08AM

Oklahoma GOP Senator Jim Inhofe's Bloody Record J20 4:01AM

Globalization: hope on the horizon despite Fake Liberals. J20 3:41AM

Sorry President Trump,Ted Cruz Texas Judicial System,is Worse Than Many Shithole Countries J19 4:49PM

The Shortwave Report 07/20/18 Listen Globally! J19 4:33PM

3 Essential Videos J19 3:53AM

The System Question as a Survival Question J18 8:54PM

“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen J18 2:41PM

Nation's Largest Voting Machine Co., ESS, Admits Lying Re Having Installed Remote Control J18 11:55AM

Du pain et des jeux J18 9:53AM

Fbi joins with Facebook to remove this report J18 7:08AM

Paraphysique de martyrologie J17 8:00AM

Asian Countries:Cambodia, Vietnam, N. Korea do not permit unlawful immigration J16 8:06PM

Children Incorporated Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator J16 11:24AM

Democratic Socialists of America J14 4:57PM

Leonard Peltier Non Violent Native American Political Prisoner since 1970's J14 4:18PM

Paraphysique miscellanées de l'aggiornamento J14 12:54AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Cleanup J13 4:14PM

FBI Investigated LA County Sheriff Baca,Why Not Hank Skinner's Persecution? J13 3:52PM

Updated Partial List Of Famous Vegetarians, Vegans, & Fruitarians J13 2:59PM

The Shortwave Report 07136/18 Listen Globally! J12 4:36PM

Social Policy as Social Infrastructure J12 3:38AM

Vol I: 84 Varieties Of GOP Election Fraud J12 1:50AM

Texas Can Call it An Execution,But It is A State Sponsored Murder of Hank Skinner.. J11 6:48PM

June 2018 Honduras coup update J11 3:35PM

Maria Estrada doubles down on racist support J11 1:40PM

New York Women in Film & Television Announces 2018 NYWIFT Ha Phuong Scholarship Recipients J11 10:14AM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy