Saturday, May 17, 2014


Herriman Saturday

Wednesday, July 8 1908 -- We're still at the Democratic convention in Denver; the 'anti-injunction' plank in the Democratic platform of 1908 was a response to the courts using injunctions in order to limit the effectiveness of trade unions by making proposed strikes a contempt of court. Bryan strongly supported an anti-injunction plank, but was talked into softening the wording.


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