In 1893, President Grover Cleveland, facing an imminent vote on repeal of the Silver Purchase Act, disappeared for five straight days. He went to his grave denying the incredible series of events that transpired during his absence. The truth wasn’t fully revealed until decades later. On this installment of hiSTORY, Glenn takes a look at the sex scandal that threatened to derail Grover Cleveland's bid for the presidency and how a powerful man usually wins against the accusations of a young woman.
Watch the video below for a sneak peak and answers to these scandalous questions:
• What was the dark secret that threatened Cleveland's campaign?
• How was Cleveland able to weather the storm and gain America's trust?
• What was Cleveland's campaign motto?
Featured Image: Grover Cleveland