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Linda Taylor, 40, walks with her attorney T. Lee Boyd as they leave the Chicago Civic Center on March 8, 1977, during a recess in her trial. Dubbed the "Welfare Queen," Taylor was charged with bilking the State of Illinois out of $30,000 in bogus welfare payments from 1969 to 1974.

Ilana Masad