Plunkitt of Tammany Hall


Read by John W. Michaels

(4.8 stars; 6 reviews)

"I seen my opportunities and I took 'em.", George Washington Plunkitt of Tamminy Hall. There's good graft and bad graft according to Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th century politician, and decide for yourself if things have changed.

(Summary by Mike Vendetti) (3 hr 0 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 5:27 Read by John W. Michaels
01 - Honest Graft and Dishonest Graft 7:29 Read by John W. Michaels
02 - How to Become a Statesman 8:18 Read by John W. Michaels
03 - The Curse of Civil Service Reform 11:06 Read by John W. Michaels
04 - Reformers Only Mornin' Glories 7:26 Read by John W. Michaels
05 - New York City Is Pie for the Hayseeds 7:21 Read by John W. Michaels
06 - To Hold Your District: Study Human Nature and Act 7:56 Read by John W. Michaels
07 - On The Shame of the Cities 7:49 Read by John W. Michaels
08 - Ingratitude in Politics 8:20 Read by John W. Michaels
09 - Reciprocity in Patronage 6:55 Read by John W. Michaels
10 - Brooklynites Natural-Born Hayseeds 7:12 Read by John W. Michaels
11 - Tammany Leaders Not Bookworms 8:56 Read by John W. Michaels
12 - Dangers of the Dress Suit in Politics 6:39 Read by John W. Michaels
13 - On Municipal Ownership 5:45 Read by John W. Michaels
14 - Tammany the Only Lastin' Democracy 7:40 Read by John W. Michaels
15 - Concerning Gas in Politics 7:35 Read by John W. Michaels
16 - Plunkitt's Fondest Dream 5:45 Read by John W. Michaels
17 - Tammany's Patriotism 7:22 Read by John W. Michaels
18 - On the Use of Money in Politics 7:45 Read by John W. Michaels
19 - The Successful Politician Does Not Drink 6:34 Read by John W. Michaels
20 - Bosses Preserve the Nation 5:31 Read by John W. Michaels
21 - Concerning Excise 6:52 Read by John W. Michaels
22 - A Parting Word on the Future of the Democratic Party 3:44 Read by John W. Michaels
23 - Strenuous Life of the Tammany District Leader 14:58 Read by John W. Michaels

Reviews

superb reading


(5 stars)

thank you for a simply fabulous reading of a wonderful book.