Sunday, 19 April 2015

Triumphant Plutocracy – Episode 1

Richard F. Pettigrew: Triumphant Plutocracy (aka Imperial Washington): The Story of American Public Life from 1870 to 1920

Episode #1 – An Introduction to R. F. Pettigrew and his book Triumphant Plutocracy. The Foreward. Includes Chapter I: Land Grabbing. Pettigrew’s First Battle With The Owners Of America. Land Grant Railroads Sprawled Out Over Country. Forest Reservations Proposed To Save Remaining Land. Bureaucrats Draw Up Reservations. Reservations Embrace Railroad Land By “Accident”. Pettigrew’s Amendment To Allow Homesteaders To Trade In Their Land. Corrupt Congressmen Re-Word His Bill. Railroads Trade Their Unusable Land For Governments Best Land. Battle On The Senate Floor. Railroad Interests Prove Too Powerful.


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