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Frank Hague Quotes

  • As long as I am mayor of this city the great industries are secure.

    Speech to the Jersey City Chamber of Commerce (12 January 1938), as quoted in "The Last Three Miles : Politics, Murder, and the Construction of America's First Superhighway" by Steven Hart, (p. 137), 2007.
  • You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, 'That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!' You never hear a real American talk like that.

    Speech to the Jersey City Chamber of Commerce (12 January 1938), as quoted in "The Last Three Miles : Politics, Murder, and the Construction of America's First Superhighway" by Steven Hart, (p. 137), 2007.

Frank Hague

  • Born: January 17, 1876
  • Died: January 1, 1956
  • Occupation: Politician
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