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The secrets of the Hopewell box: stolen elections, southern politics, and a city's coming of age

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In a rich, astute memoir, the former editor of the Chicago Tribune vividly recounts the character-rich story of his family's role in Nashville's postwar political machine and the rise of urban politics. The Secrets of the Hopwell Box weaves a robust tale of Boss Crump's machine, the street-side justice, and the defense of Jimmy Hoffa by one of Nashville's favored--and doomed--sons.
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Full title secrets of the hopewell box stolen elections southern politics and a citys coming of age
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subject_facet Nashville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century, Political corruption -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century
title_display The secrets of the Hopewell box : stolen elections, Southern politics, and a city's coming of age
title_full The Secrets of the Hopewell Box Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of Age, The secrets of the Hopewell box : stolen elections, Southern politics, and a city's coming of age / James D. Squires, The secrets of the Hopewell box : stolen elections, southern politics, and a city's coming of age / James D. Squires
title_short The secrets of the Hopewell box :
title_sub stolen elections, southern politics, and a city's coming of age
topic_facet History, Nonfiction, Political corruption, Politics, Politics and government