A Pleasant Institution: Key-C Major
By: John S Monagan (author)Paperback
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A Pleasant Institution is the memoir of John S. Monagan, who details the experiences of eight decades of the century from 1911 to the present. He tells the story of a modern Connecticut Yankee and his life as a lawyer, mayor, congressman, author, athlete, and scion of a family prominent in New York City for 250 years. Whether describing the curious protocol observed in a Prohibition-era speakeasy, the Olympic presence of Harvard Law professors in the 1930s or the mood of a White House ball during the Bay of Pigs crisis, this book is full of vivid characters and memorable events.
John S. Monagan is a retired Lawyer, and former Congressman.
Chapter 1 Roots and Scenes of Childhood Chapter 2 Pomperaug Plaisance Chapter 3 Dartmouth: Hours that Passed Like Dreams Chapter 4 Depression Days Chapter 5 The Incubator of Greatness Chapter 6 Law, Music and Birth Control Chapter 7 Mr. President: Alderman Chapter 8 Hizzoner the Mayor and Jersey Cutie Chapter 9 Marius et Pater: Waterbury 1949-1961 Chapter 10 Return to the Hustings: Congressional Debut Chapter 11 Getting the Hang Chapter 12 Foreign Affairs: Stirring Days Chapter 13 Congress at Full Steam Chapter 14 The War Continues Chapter 15 There is a Life After Congress
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