Candidate Gibbons Closes the Door
On Tuesday night, April 28, District Attorney General Bill Gibbons was a beneficiary of a fundraiser at the posh Crescent Club in East Memphis from which members of the media were barred.
April 30, 2009 at 9:43AM
On Wednesday, scant hours later, gubernatorial candidate Gibbons was the center of local attention at a widely publicized press conference at which he and other law-enforcement officials announced the indictments of eight employees of the Shelby County clerk’s office. The contrast between a closed-door campaign event and a ballyhooed official act was dramatic enough.