An insiders view on how bankers, corporations, and lawyers took over the United States Government and became the “Rulers of America” during the Gilded Age. Written with true authority by a man who had a front row seat for it all, R. 310 more words
So, I may have spoken too soon as far as my previous post saying that not much is jumping out at me.
He was the first President to recognize Labor and signed many bills legalizing the importance of national trade unions, the banning of imported contract labor, and cutting the workday for mailmen to eight hours. 59 more words
I’m halfway through the book and he is in his first Presidency. In his career as Mayor and Sheriff of Buffalo and Governor of New York, he vetoes almost everything as he feels like most bills are “a raid on the treasury.” 54 more words
Jerry Koosman ties the National League rookie record on September 13, 1968 when he hurls his seventh shutout of the season, blanking Pittsburgh on just three singles. 173 more words