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Recently I read in a list that William Jennings Bryan was one of the 100 most influential people in America’s history. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kurt M. Wade
An excellent, thorough look at the life of a complex man who was one of the most important politicians of the early 20th Century.Published 3 months ago by The Cat-Tribe
This biography helps rehabilitate the William Jennings Bryan reputation crafted by Mencken and Darrow. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Brad B.
William Jennings Bryan is a fascinating figure - he lost the race for the presidency three times. It was just a rare then for a Democrat to win from Nebraska as it is now. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Halma21
Uneven is the best way to describe this book. True, it told the story of WJB in detail and it was complete, objective, and well researched. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sean Claycamp
Quite good and comprehensive, though I,am just a novice this field.Published 21 months ago by Howard Cort
Several years a go, I directed a high school production of "Inherit the Wind." The WJB based character was played a Bible thumping, bigot, and a bit clownish at times. Read morePublished on January 15, 2014 by Jerry D. Young
William Jennings Bryan is a complicated figure in history. After reading this biography, I--much like the author--am still not sure how I feel about him. Read morePublished on August 6, 2013 by Jeremy A. Perron