George Ryan "Paid A Severe Price:" Jim Thompson - NBC Chicago

    George Ryan "Paid A Severe Price:" Jim Thompson

    Former Gov. Jim Thompson said his friend George Ryan "paid a severe price" when he was convicted and imprisoned. "The loss of his wife and brother while he was in the penitentiary, the loss of his pension, his office, his good name. That is a significant punishment." (Published Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013) Former Gov. Jim Thompson said his friend George Ryan "paid a severe price" when he was convicted and imprisoned. "The loss of his wife and brother... See More