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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall by George Washington Plunkitt
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“I seen my opportunities and I took ‘em.”, George Washington Plunkitt of Tamminy Hall. There’s honest graft and dishonest graft according to Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th century politician, and decide for yourself if things have changed.

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By George Washington Plunkitt

A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, Delivered by Ex senator George Washington Plunkitt, the Tammany Philosopher, from His Rostrum the New York County Court House Bootblack Stand

Recorded by William L. Riordon


Preface by William L. Riordon A Tribute by Charles F. Murphy Chapter 1. Honest Graft and Dishonest Graft Chapter 2. How To Become a Statesman Chapter 3. The Curse of Civil Service Reform Chapter 4. Reformers Only Mornin' Glories Chapter 5. New York City Is Pie for the Hayseeds Chapter 6. To Hold Your District: Study Human Nature and Act Accordin' Chapter 7. On The Shame of the Cities Chapter 8. Ingratitude in Politics Chapter 9. Reciprocity in Patronage Chapter 10. Brooklynites Natural Born Hayseeds Chapter 11. Tammany Leaders Not Bookworms Chapter 12. Dangers of the Dress Suit in Politics Chapter 13. On Municipal Ownership Chapter 14. Tammany the Only Lastin' Democracy Chapter 15. Concerning Gas in Politics Chapter 16... Continue reading book >>

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