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Political Machines (5)
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February/6/1939 (1)
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1. In Manhattan In Manhattan July/22/1935 Photo and description of "Thomas Joseph ("Big Tom") Pendergast," or Tom Pendergast, "Democratic boss of Kansas City," bragging about his control over Kansas City as political boss and comparing himself...

2. Missouri Politics: State Government Stands Still as Democrats Try to "Steal' Governorship Missouri Politics: State Government Stands Still as Democrats Try to "Steal' Governorship February/24/1941 Photos and article about the 1940 gubernatorial election in Missouri, involving outgoing Governor Lloyd Stark (anti-Pendergast), defeated Lawrence McDaniel, victorious Forrest Donnell, James Blair, Jr....

3. Missouri: Machine Busting Missouri: Machine Busting February/22/1937 Article about the involvements against the Pendergast machine and Federal Judges Merrill Otis and Albert Reeves, following the 1936 election fraud.

4. National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges February/6/1939 Photo of "Missouri's Circuit Judge" Allen Southern and article about his role in the prosecution of Kansas City officials involved in organized crime with the Pendergast machine. Mention of Governor Lloyd...

5. Political Notes: Kansas City Succession Political Notes: Kansas City Succession December/14/1936 Article about the political history and expectant succession of power from Tom Pendergast to his nephew James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast.

6. Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman August/19/1946 Photos and biographical article about President Harry Truman and his defeat in a 1946 primary election of "Kansas City's conservative, wealthy Congressman Roger C. Slaughter, who has blocked some of the...