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Boss Tweed

Posted by: | October 16, 2012 | No Comment |

William Marcy Tweed was the epicenter of corruption in New York city during the 1860s-1870s. Immigrants fell servant to his bribes and played pawn in his game to take over the city. Tweed either owned or payed off every single New York Daily except the New York Times and Harper’s Weekly. “In 1862, New York […]

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who died on Saturday the 29th of September, was the publisher of the New York Times and the chairman and chief executive of The New York Times Company from 1963 to 1992. Mr. Sulzberger presided over an incident that is a text book definition of the power of the press when the […]

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