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Harlow Giles Unger

Biography

Harlow Giles Unger

Harlow Giles Unger

Books by Harlow Giles Unger

by Harlow Giles Unger - Biography, History

In a little known chapter of early American history, a fearless Kentucky lawyer rids Congress of corruption and violence in an era when congressmen debated with bullets as well as ballots. Harlow Giles Unger reveals how Henry Clay, the youngest congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, rewrote congressional rules and established the Speaker as the most powerful elected official after the president.