Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics William L. Riordan   “Nobody thinks of drawin’ the distinction between honest graft and dishonest graft.”   This classic work offers the unblushing, unvarnished wit and wisdom of one of the most fascinating figures ever to play the American political game and win. George Washington Plunkitt rose from impoverished beginnings to become ward boss of the Fifteenth Assembly District in New York, a key player in the powerhouse political team of Tammany Hall, and, not incidentally, a millionaire. In a series of utterly frank talks given at his headquarters (Graziano’s bootblack stand outside the New York Coun

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