Show Me the Money: Levi Morton

04.15.2020 - By Vice Presidents of The United States Podcast

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Rich, popular and diplomatic, Levi Parsons Morton was a banker-turned politician who had a knack for making connections and a penchant for raising money. Serving under Benjamin Harrison. He would get along with the former General, but he would disappoint him on one important vote. And as our guest Tim Pearson, the author of Second Fiddle, tells us he had a big role in the construction of The Statue of Liberty.

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