Let’s Go to the Movies: January 24, 2019

In Let’s Go to the Movies, I will review All the Queen’s Horses.

The documentary tells the story of the city comptroller of Dixon, IL (pop. 15,733) — Rita Crundwell, who stole $53 million from public funds ($3,369 per Dixon resident) over 20 years––making her the perpetrator of the largest public case of municipal fraud in American history. For 20 years, the town mayor, CPA and bank claim they did not notice.

Related reading:

Rita Crundwell on Wikipedia

Dixon, Illinois on Wikipedia