As a member of "El Chapo" Guzman's three-man trial team, Baltimore defense attorney William Purpura had spent weeks questioning cartel kingpins turned government cooperators — sometimes to amusing results.
A former Newsday reporter who wrote a book claiming to be the untold story of the Baltimore riots had more than 100 sources in his Newsday stories that could not be located, according to a review by the Long Island newspaper published Wednesday.
Sean Penn has been in the news lately — not for his acting ability but for his journalism skills. Recently Mr. Penn traveled to Mexico to interview "El Chapo" Guzman, the well known drug lord. Although I am not sure how much Mr. Penn gleaned from the Guzman interview, the publicity caused me to think about some of the so-called legends I've interviewed throughout the years — right here in Baltimore.