Was the 'Queen of Mean' a Victim?

Leona Helmsley will go down in history for being rich, mistreating her employees and cheating on her taxes. But did the "Queen of Mean," as the New York tabloids dubbed her, really deserve the reputation? The billionairess died this morning of heart failure at her summer home in Greenwich, Conn. She was 87. Over the last two decades, she always maintained that she had been vilified, and ultimately prosecuted, for her wealth. Along with husband Harry B. Helmsley, she oversaw a real estate...Full Story
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