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Truman and Pendergast

Author: Robert H Ferrell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the political relationship of Harry S. Truman and Thomas J. Pendergast. Pendergast was considered the "boss of Kansas City". His personal and political corruption brought about his downfall and imprisonment for tax evasion in 1939. Truman nearly lost his Senate seat in the Democratic primary of 1940 because of his association with Pendergast as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's endorsement of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ferrell, Robert H.
Truman and Pendergast.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99012736
(OCoLC)40738888
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Tom Pendergast; Harry S Truman; Tom Pendergast; Tom Pendergast; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Tom Pendergast
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Ferrell
ISBN: 0826260500 9780826260505 0826212255 9780826212252 1417527846 9781417527847
OCLC Number: 56479941
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 162 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ch. 1. Jackson County to Washington --
ch. 2. Collapse of the machine --
ch. 3. Organizing and campaigning --
ch. 4. Victory --
ch. 5. Aftermath.
Responsibility: Robert H. Ferrell.

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This text explores the long-lasting political relationship between Harry S. Truman and Thomas J. Pendergast, the Boss of Kansas City. It examines how Pendergast's corruption in both personal and  Read more...

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