The Gilded Age and Progressive Era


Man of Steel: Grover Cleveland

Ep. 31

Grover Cleveland has an interesting place in American political history. He won more presidential election popular votes than anyone other than FDR, and he is the only president to serve non-consecutive terms. Is there any more to say about him? Troy Senik, a former speech writer, makes a strong case to remember Cleveland today.

Essential Reading:

Troy Senik, A Man of Iron: The Turbulent Life and Improbable Presidency of Grover Cleveland (2022).

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