Government & Politics

Historian Terry Golway Explores the Other Side of Tammany Hall

Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.

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