POLITICAL NOTE: Tammany Text

Nowhere in their civics textbook (Our City—New York) can New York City's public school children find anything about Tammany Hall or their city's extra-legal government. To complete their education the City Affairs Committee, a non-partisan reform organization, last week offered a heedless Board of Education a new textbook that was all about Tammany. It was called New York & The Sea bury Investigation. It was edited by Columbia's Professor John Dewey, famed philosopher and unselfish friend, of every reform. In satirically simple language it described the city's "boss system" in terms of...

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