Saturday, June 07, 2003

Sounds familiar -- from NYT
Rumors and revelations of government scandals were pervasive, particularly concerning the Credit Mobilier affair, so the press and public tended to respond with cries of "corruption!" Others charged the Republican-controlled Congress with hypocrisy since the Party's candidates had run on a platform of government economy the previous fall.

On This Day: June 7, 1873


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