V001 – Tammany Hall and the Presidencies

Year(s) Discussed: 1789-1967

In response to Jacob from The Podcast on Germany‘s question, I examine the relationship between the historically influential political organization of Tammany Hall and the presidents of the United States. Whether in support of or in opposition to Tammany, many presidents over the centuries have interacted with this New York City institution.

The video version of this episode can be found at https://vimeo.com/331561127

Sources used for this episode and other recommended resources can be found at http://presidencies.blubrry.com.

Featured Image: “Tammany Hall & 14th St West, New York City” by Irving Underhill [c. 1914], courtesy of Wikipedia