Table of contents for Empire statesman : the rise and redemption of Al Smith / Robert A. Slayton.


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PART I: COMING OF AGE
CHAPTER I. The Sidewalks of New York 3
CHAPTER 2. Neighborhood z5
CHAPTER 3. TheF.F.M. Man 32
CHAPTER 4. "The Hall" 50
CHAPTER 5. Albany 65
CHAPTER 6. The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 89
CHAPTER 7. Leadership zoz
PART II: GOVERNOR
CHAPTER 8. TheNewGovernor 225
CHAPTER 9. PickingFights 240
CHAPTER IO. Winning Administrative Reform 256
CHAPTER II ForgingaNewAmerica 270
CHAPTER 12. Prohibition 289
CHAPTER 13. The Sound ofthe Siren 202
CHAPTER 14. BusinessasUsual 2Iy



PART III: 1928
CHAPTER I5. OpeningRounds 23.
CHAPTER 16. TakingOnAmerica 264
CHAPTER 17. "Politics! Politics!" 283
CHAPTER 18. And the Pope Will Move to Washington 299
CHAPTER 19. TheDecision 328
PART IV: FINALE
CHAPTER 20. UptoNow 33Z
CHAPTER 21. The Little Boy 349
CHAPTER 22. Mr. Smith Does Not Go to Washington 363
CHAPTER 23. Nadir 376
CHAPTER 24. Elder Statesman 390
Notes 403
Acknowledgments 468
Index 472








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944, Presidential candidates United States Biography, Governors New York (State) Biography, United States Politics and government 1901-1953, Presidents United States Election 1928, New York (State) Politics and government 1865-1950, Irish Americans Biography, Catholics United States Biography