On The Triumph of William McKinley

"McKinley modernized the Republican Party by emphasizing that all are included." Karl Rove
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Karl Rove

Former Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush

Historians mark President William McKinley's 1896 victory over William Jennings Bryan as ending a period of political gridlock similar to the one we're now living through. His election brought on a period of political reform and GOP dominance that lasted more than three decades. One of America's best known political strategists - Karl Rove - tells this election's story in his new book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters.


Join us for a conversation with Rove on President McKinley, the GOP, and the politics of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.


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  • Vincent Lombardo

    I just finished reading "The Triumph of William McKinley" and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I learned a lot and I highly recommend this book to any history buff or political junkie. I look forward to seeing Mr. Rove speak on Wednesday, March 23. (For the record, I have voted for every Democratic Presidential candidate since 1976, and I have no plans to vote Republican in 2016!)

  • Vincent Lombardo

    Mr. Rove gave an excellent speech about his terrific book! He did not disappoint!