THINGS COULD GET UGLY
The Great Depression, Jim Crow, the Syndicate,
a Corrupt Politician … and a Reporter
If you’re a reporter looking for the truth, things could get ugly.
LATE SUMMER 1939: Hitler threatens war in Europe. Here, the Great Depression persists, Jim Crow rules the South, and mob corruption spreads.
Reporter Jack O’Brien returns to his hometown looking for the story that will prove he has what it takes to be a great reporter. He finds a scoundrel preacher, a framed black man, dirty cops, crooked politicians, dangerous mobsters … and love.