Truman and Pendergast / Robert H. Ferrell.

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 Democ...

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Main Author: Ferrell, Robert H.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary: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 Lloyd D. Stark, then governor of Missouri.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 162 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index.
ISBN:0826260500
9780826260505
0826212255
9780826212252
1417527846
9781417527847