The Glory of (Sewer) Socialism


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Jasper McLevy has become a largely forgotten figure outside Bridgeport, the city he ran as Mayor. In an office with a long history of colorful characters, McLevy stands only second to P.T. Barnum in sheer oddity. Born in Bridgeport in 1887, McLevy became a card-carrying socialistparty member in 1900. A gifted orator, he soon became […]
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