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Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell is a writer and editor with the Washington Post News Service. He is the author of two books on American history, including King of Frauds: Corruption and the Credit Mobilier Scandal at the Dawn of the Gilded Age and Skirmisher: The Life, Times, and Political Career of James B. Weaver.

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Crédit Mobilier, one of the worst outrages in the history of Congress, affected national elections and gave “the Gilded Age” its name.