The Strange Story of John Morrissey

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In researching his cast about ‘Congress Counting’ Electoral votes, and the 1876 election, Bruce goes down a fork in the road and looks at the story of a man in a Thomas Nast cartoon.  The short one running alongside the top hatted tall man in the background, pictured here.


We find a character right out of Gangs of New York, a boxer-politician who took on Tammany Hall and created his own political organization.