Stars Carroll O’Connor. President Cleveland vetoes the Dependent Pensions Bill for Civil War Veterans and fights for a lower tariff to reduce revenues rather than to distribute a federal surplus by means of “pork barrel schemes.” This action figures in his defeat for reelection. Issues: distributing the cost of government, the emerging political influence of big business, and poverty in the midst of plenty.
This title is part of the series: PROFILES IN COURAGE
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