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The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons ePub download

by Andy Logan

  • Author: Andy Logan
  • ISBN: 1585790346
  • ISBN13: 978-1585790340
  • ePub: 1389 kb | FB2: 1268 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Akadine Pr (October 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 276
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 141
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The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons ePub download

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Andy Logan authored two books, The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons (1965) and Against the Evidence; the Becker-Rosenthal Affair (1970), both concerned with criminal scandals in Gilded Age New York City. In 1969, The New Yorker inaugurated Logan's "Around City Hall" column, which focused on local politics and the mayoralty. At the end of her career Logan was recognized by The New York Times as "the dean of the City Hall press corps

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Learn about six men who were considered by many to be robber barons due to the underhanded methods they used to amass wealth. In his later years he collected art and books, and made major donations to museums and libraries. Corbis Historical, Getty IMages. John Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) was known for reorganizing a number of major railroads along with consolidating General Electric, International Harvester, and US Steel.

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Andy Logan, reporter who covered New York's City Hall for The New Yorker magazine for 25 years, dies at age 80.She also published ''The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons'' (.

Andy Logan, reporter who covered New York's City Hall for The New Yorker magazine for 25 years, dies at age 80; photo (M. But it was at City Hall that she would become a local literary legend. Her first About City Hall column appeared in 1969, though her expert knowledge of city politics stretched back to the La Guardia administration. 'I can scare the hell out of the kids by telling them that the mayor when I first came down here was La Guardia,'' she said in 1992

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Meet The 24 Robber Barons Who Once Ruled America. Gus Lubin, Michael B Kelley and Rob Wile. 2012-03-20T16:56:00Z. He lost everything in the collapse of the Northern Pacific Railroad and helped trigger the panic of 1873.

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A colorful account of turn-of-the-century New York scandal, by a legendary City Hall reporter and the first woman to write for THE NEW YORKER¹s ³Talk of the Town.²