Tammany Hall's Boss Tweed w/ Kenneth Ackerman - A True Crime History Podcast


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Arguably the most corrupt politician in American history, William "Boss" Tweed bilked New York City for millions of dollars in the 1860s, before finally suffering a spectacular downfall.
Attorney and historian Kenneth D. Ackerman, author of "BOSS TWEED: The Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York" talk about this notorious and often misunderstood giant in American political history.
Kenneth Ackerman's website is https://kennethackerman.com/
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