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    • Grover Cleveland, First Term

    • By: Grier Stephenson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Grover Cleveland, the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, stood up to Congress in asserting his constitutional prerogative to remove certain federal appointees without the Senate’s approval, forcing the repeal of the Tenure of Office Act, which had plagued his predecessors.

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    • Grover Cleveland, Second Term

    • By: Donald Grier Stephenson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Grover Cleveland’s second term, after a four-year hiatus in private life, was marked by a willingness to take bold action. When socialist union leader Eugene Debs led a railroad strike that threatened to cripple rail transportation and the postal service, President Cleveland and his attorney general used the Sherman Anti-Trust Act to obtain an injunction and to successfully prosecute Debs.

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