"Monk", 53 (Event)

Text: 
Page Number: 
53
Order within Page: 
5
First 8-10 words of event: 
At that time we had for Governor a man without
Page Event Ends: 
54
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1936 to Monday, August 31, 1936
Notes: 

CUT: While most people think that it's a ploy to garner votes, Gavin Stevens thinks that it is "a trap for the purists and moralists" to tempt them to "try to impeach him for corruption and then fail for lack of evidence" (54).

Summary: 

The governor "set a date for the convening of the Pardon Board at the penitentiary, where he inferred that he would hand out pardons to various convicts" (54).

Chronological Order: 
45.00
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Keywords: 
Government, Corruption, Class_Status, Politics
Cultural Issues:

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