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Doomed by Cartoon: How Cartoonist Thomas Nast and the New York Times Brought Down Boss Tweed and His Ring of Thieves
Doomed by Cartoon How Cartoonist Thomas Nast and the New York Times Brought Down Boss Tweed and His Ring of Thieves
Author: John Adler, Draper Hill
The legendary Boss Tweed effectively controlled New York City from after the Civil War until his downfall in November 1871. A huge man, he and his Ring of Thieves appeared to be invincible as they stole an estimated $2 billion in today's dollars. In addition to the New York city and state governments, the Tweed Ring controlled the press except f...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781600374432
ISBN-10: 1600374433
Publication Date: 8/1/2008
Pages: 310
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Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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