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61. Missouri Biographies: Harry S Truman and Pendergast Politics Missouri Biographies: Harry S Truman and Pendergast Politics Winter//1990-1991 Photos and biographical article about Harry Truman operating as presiding judge of the Jackson County Court and national senate candidate under the Kansas City political regime of Tom Pendergast in the...

62. 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....

63. Missouri's "Molly" Stark: They All Came from Missouri and Didn't Believe It Could Be Done but eh Governor Missouri's "Molly" Stark: They All Came from Missouri and Didn't Believe It Could Be Done but eh Governor Showed Them June//1939 Story of the changing loyalties between Missouri Governor Lloyd C. Stark and Kansas City Boss Tom Pendergast, with information on the careers of the Stark family going back to the 1700s.

64. Missouri's Boss Pendergast Missouri's Boss Pendergast December/19/1936 Article about the rise to political power of "Boss Tom Pendergast" starting before 1900 and detailing his political power in Missouri state government as well as in Jackson County and Kansas City. Also...

65. Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power August/15/1936 Article about the spread of the Pendergast machine's power from Kansas City to the Missouri state government (including his eventual domination of rival Joseph Shannon), with photo of and quotes from Pendergast...

66. 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.

67. Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In March/1/1935 Essay about the forced relocation of prostitutes from their usual place between 12th, Cherry, Locust, and 13th Streets to "only two blocks over toward Troost" by the Pendergast machine, mainly due to their...

68. My Indignation. ..My Shame My Indignation. ..My Shame February/1/1935 Article about the election frauds in Kansas City government, with a photo of fraudulent signatures in a precinct book and a photo of Gil Bourk, promoter of "permanent registration."

69. 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...

70. National Affairs: Republic, Pendergast Style National Affairs: Republic, Pendergast Style August/19/1946 Photo and article about the apparent return of power of the Pendergast machine in Kansas City in the 1946 elections with the victory of Jim Pendergast-backed Enos Axtell for national representative. Photos...

71. News of the Month: Kansas City Police Back to State Control News of the Month: Kansas City Police Back to State Control August 1939 Report of the shift of control of the Kansas City Police Department from the city to the state government, due to organized crime influence from "the Pendergast political regime."

72. Old Tricks Old Tricks March/16/1940 Article about the probable continued corruption in City Hall without bringing in outsiders, for example, a city manager from outside Kansas City, and thus not from the Pendergast "clique."

73. On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City Fall//1998 Article about Kansas City during Harry Truman's local retail and political careers, from 1919 to 1934, starting with his haberdashery (hat store) business, Truman & Jacobson, at 104 West 12th Street, until...

74. Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 1955 Thesis about the Tom Pendergast machine, starting with 1925 and including a large section on Rabbi Mayerberg's "crusade" against the machine.

75. Organized Crime in Kansas City Organized Crime in Kansas City 2008 "Open City is an historical work detailing and analyzing the birth and growth of an organized crime 'family' in Kansas City during the first 50 yars of the 20th Century" (back cover). It includes names...

76. Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic May/30/1936 Essay on the "peril" presented to the general American public by "the character of the government of most large American cities" such as Kansas City with its Pendergast machine (not specifically mentioning...

77. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine January-July/11-19/1935 Entire two-volume series of the "Future" magazine focusing on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City and its various and nefarious activities and officials, with a penchant for sensationalism, propaganda,...

78. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine June 16, 1905 Chapter of the book about "the menace of the Pendergast machine" to federal justice in western Missouri from 1933 to 1939, during Tom Pendergast's term of illegal "statewide power" out of Kansas City.

79. Pendergast Politcal Machine Pendergast Politcal Machine February/21/1932 Article about Pendergast's political machine and its corruption.

80. Pendergast Political Machine Pendergast Political Machine March/13/1938 Article about the election frauds and other injustices of the Pendergast regime.