Tuesday, March 20th: Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt’s Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt’s Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
6:30pm
Free, RSVP requested

When Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner, he tried to shut down brothels, gambling joints and saloons. This is the story of how Roosevelt took on Manhattan vice…and vice won.