The Path to Power - Study Guide Chapter 32 -33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 32: The Munsey Building. Tommy Corcoran and Ed Clark are both famed for being great fundraisers. The chapter focuses on fund raising. It includes a "finagle". Where it was not possible to make a larger financial contribution directly, one ally siphoned in monies through multiple businesses that he owned. Readers notice at this point in the book just how much inflation there has been in the USA during the past seventy years. A few thousand dollars annually was a decent salary back then; it was equal to a lower-middle class salary. The chapter concludes with a restatement of what the oilmen want. They wanted tax benefits and protection from regulation. In 1940, there was still a ways to go before they could hope to get their way on that.

Chapter 33: Through the Back Door. In order to make sure that the benefits of his...

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