1950s Galveston: Easy on gamblers, tough on reporters

Henry Suydam, Life magazine Dallas bureau chief, and his lawyer. (The Galveston Daily News)

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 5, 1955, two journalists working for Life magazine hid in the shadows outside the Turf Athletic Club, a well-known Galveston gambling den owned by Vic and Anthony Fertitta. They were working on […]