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Ed Koch, former NY mayor, dies

...liberal reformers. He defeated powerful Democratic leader Carmine DeSapio, whose roots reached back to the corrupt Tammany Hall political machine, in a race for district leader.Koch was elected to the City Council and then to Congress, serving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-02-01/ed-koch-former-ny-mayor-di
Love, graft and murder in 1930s New York

...there is much more to the story. The corruption of Tammany Hall, the struggle of the newly immigrated Irish to adjust...East River and is the mistress of Johnny Farrell, a Tammany Hall power broker. Briody and Masterson fall in love, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/art_449173.shtml
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Across the area

...traveling with the band on Route 29 through the town of Blanford, Mass., for a performance scheduled for today at Tammany Hall in Worcester, Mass. The band had played in the three-day Berkshire Mountain Festival in Great Barrington, Mass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/16/met_267962.shtml
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Judge's disappearance was beyond law

...of trouble -- and remember who his friends were at Tammany Hall. On the evening of Aug. 6, 1930, Judge Crater disappeared...connected with politics." In her opinion, forces within Tammany Hall had killed Judge Crater because he refused to pay them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/14/ent_230865.shtml
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People in the News

...Thomas Nast's satirical cartoons of the 1870s have been credited with helping to bring down the city's corrupt Tammany Hall political organization. "I decided these things had to be preserved," said Walker, whose studio is in Stamford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/ent_74337.shtml
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A St. Patrick's Day parade of books

...hats and neckties. Endpaper maps place significant locales, including the Five Points, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Tammany Hall and McSorley's Ale House. --- Michael Collins, "the father of modern Ireland," is the subject of "Mick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/art_70506.shtml
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At the Movies: 'Gangs of New York'

...to go fight for their country. The film boasts tremendous supporting performances by Jim Broadbent as Boss Tweed of Tammany Hall, John C. Reilly as a gang member turned corrupt cop and Brendan Gleeson as an Irish mug who graduates into politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/20/app_364987.shtml
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