The Colorful James Michael Curley
January 20, 2010
James Michael Curley dominated the political scene for over half a century as Boston councillor,alderman, mayor, and Massachusetts governor and congressman. Eloquent, passionate, ever loyal to his constituents, Curley was a lighting rod for controversy throughout a political career extending from 1897 to 1955. Join William M. Bulger, who served as president of both the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, whose new book James Michael Curley: A Short Biography with Personal Reminiscences takes on the myth and man, explaining just why the “rascal” Curley was such an inspiration to the generation who followed him. Sponsored by the Lowell Institute.