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'''William Marcy Tweed''', also known as [[Boss Tweed]], was a [[New York City]] political leader who in the late 1860s ran a network of corrupt city officials. This group of officials was known as the Tweed Ring. Under Tweed, city officials extorted [[kickbacks]] from contractors and others doing business with the city.
 
'''William Marcy Tweed''', also known as [[Boss Tweed]], was a [[New York City]] political leader who in the late 1860s ran a network of corrupt city officials. This group of officials was known as the Tweed Ring. Under Tweed, city officials extorted [[kickbacks]] from contractors and others doing business with the city.
  
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Revision as of 01:51, 1 November 2008

William Marcy Tweed, also known as Boss Tweed, was a New York City political leader who in the late 1860s ran a network of corrupt city officials. This group of officials was known as the Tweed Ring. Under Tweed, city officials extorted kickbacks from contractors and others doing business with the city.