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Terry Golway

Biography

Terry Golway

Terry Golway was a journalist for 30 years, writing for the New York Observer, the New York Times, and other venues. He holds a PhD in American history from Rutgers University and is currently the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics, and Policy in New Jersey.

Terry Golway

Books by Terry Golway

by Terry Golway - History, Nonfiction, Politics

For decades, history has considered Tammany Hall, New York's famous political machine, shorthand for the worst of urban politics: graft, crime, and patronage personified by notoriously corrupt characters. In MACHINE MADE, historian and New York City journalist Terry Golway convincingly dismantles these stereotypes. Tammany's corruption was real, but so was its heretofore forgotten role in protecting marginalized and maligned immigrants in desperate need of a political voice.