Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

ISBN-10: 0312084447
ISBN-13: 9780312084448
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Description: EVERYBODY is talkin' these days about Tammany men growin' rich on graft, but nobody thinks of drawin' the distinction between honest graft and dishonest graft. There's all the difference in the world between the two. Yes, many of our men have grown  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 11/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

EVERYBODY is talkin' these days about Tammany men growin' rich on graft, but nobody thinks of drawin' the distinction between honest graft and dishonest graft. There's all the difference in the world between the two. Yes, many of our men have grown rich in politics. I have myself.

Ernest R. May is Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard University. He is co-author, with Philip D. Zelikow, of The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: How George Washington Plunkitt Became Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
The Document
Preface
A Tribute
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
Related Materials
Tammany Biographies, New York Evening Post, 1894
The Tammany Times, September 21, 1895
"Lift the Plunkitt Mortgage!" A pamplet published by Plunkitt's successful opponent in the 1904 election to state Senate
"Graft, Cries M'Manus; Not Me, Says Plunkitt," New York Times, June 8, 1905
Review of Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1905
Review of Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Public Opinion, October 7, 1905
Plunkitt Obituary, The Nation, December 3, 1924
"Why the Ward Boss Rules," The Outlook, April 2, 1898
"New York: Good Government in Danger," McClure's, November 1903
Appendices
A Plunkitt Chronology (1842-1924)
Selected Bibliography
Index

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