Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Sin Won: Island Of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Dommed Quest To Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

Joseph C. Goulden, the author of The Dictionary of Espionage: Spyspeak Into English, wrote a good review of Richard Zachs' Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York (Doubleday) for the Washington Times.    

...Years before Roosevelt became president (in 1901), what happened when he took on the happily corrupt city of New York? Sin won.

You can read the rest of the review via the below link:


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