Episode 145: Hamsterdam | Sheila Dixon and Anthony Seminerio


October 19th, 2022

1 hr 26 mins 1 sec

Season 3

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About this Episode

Hillary and Tina cover Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon and New York Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio.

Hillary’s Story
Sheila Dixon made history as the first female mayor of Baltimore. But resigns soon after amid bribery charges.

Tina’s Story
Anthony Seminerio had an illustrious 30 year career in New York politics. BUT that all came crashing down when he got charged with corruption.

Hillary's Story
The Baltimore Sun
Dixon convicted of embezzlement --by Julie Bykowicz and Annie Linksey

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon enters race for mayor, arguing Pugh’s misdeeds helped beat her last time--by Luke Broadwater and Talia Richman

Former Mayor Sheila Dixon sees herself as Balitmore's future, not its past--by Luke Broadwater

Maryland Manual Online
Sheila Dixon

The New York Times
Baltimore’s Mayor Is Convicted--by Ian Urbina

Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon Convicted for Stealing Gift Cards--by Frank James

Black, female leaders battle Baltimore urban woes--By Ellen Wulfhorst

WNYC Studios
Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon Resigns--by The Takeaway

Sheila Dixon--from Dixon for Baltimore via Baltimore Fishbowl
Dixon outside of court--by Rob Carr/Associated Press via The New York Times
Dixon running for Mayor 2020--from The Washington Post

Tina's Story
The Daily Gazette
Queens assemblyman gets 6 years on fraud charges--by The Associated Press

Fordham Law School
Telegram from Anthony Seminerio, New York State Assemblyman, to Geraldine Ferraro


The New York Times
Former Assemblyman Seminerio Dies in Prison--by William K. Rashbaum
Queens Assemblyman Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case--by Colin Moynihan and A.G. Sulzberger

Seminerio Sting exposes tale of albany intrigue--by Howard Koplowitz

Queen's Chronicle
Anthony Seminerio dead at age 75--by Michael Cusenza
BREAKING NEWS: Seminerio gets 6 yr. sentence for bribes--by Michael Lanza

US Attorney's Office
Former New York State Assemblyman Pleads Guilty to Honest Services Mail Fraud
Former Hospital CEO Sentenced In Manhattan Court To Three Years In Prison For Participating In Bribery Scheme Involving Three Members Of The New York State Legislature

The Village Voice
Veteran Pol Tony Seminerio and Bribe-Taking in Albany--by Tom Robbins

Vote Smart
Anthony Seminerio's Biography

Anthony Seminerio--via Queen's Chronicle
FCI Butner Prison--from United States Bureau of Prisons (public domain)

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