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He chose neither the nation nor the time


He was born into the United States and, being but a boy, had little choice when his mother chose to dress him in a sailor uniform, cart him off to a photographer’s, and have him pose with a sword before a large flag-draped portrait of William McKinley (who must have been his mother’s political hero). 81 more words

Photography

Triumphant Plutocracy - Episode #9

An insiders view on how bankers, corporations, and lawyers took over the United States Government and became the “Rulers of America” during the Gilded Age.  Written with true authority by a man who had a front row seat for it all, R. 310 more words

Audiobook Archive

McKinley

Not much jumped out at me about McKinley, either.  It’s possible that the book could have given some more detail on some things, including his assassination. 21 more words

William McKinley

Wise Counsel For Legal Counselors

“About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop.” — Elihu Root, attorney and Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt and Secretary of War Under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

Laws And Lawyers

Teddy Roosevelt Commits the Ultimate Political Crime

Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt is usually considered a decent President and a ranking figure in Republican history. But he committed the ultimate crime a politician can commit and died shunned by other Republicans. 446 more words

Presidential Elections

1915 and the Movie Star System

Occasionally, in my reviews of early cinema, I’ve made comments like “this was before the star system was in place.” But what do we mean when we talk about a “ 1,083 more words

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