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//1978 (2)
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81. Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle April/12/1948 Article congratulating the "outstanding job of machine smashing" in Kansas City by Maurice M. Milligan. Also his account told in his book about the political corruption of the Pendergast Machine all the...

82. Perspective--No Red Herring Perspective--No Red Herring May//1950 Article about the continuation of political corruption in Kansas City, facilitated by Pendergast sympathizer President Truman, and in spite of efforts of investigator Maurice M. Milligan.

83. Perspective: Reform in Truman's Town Perspective: Reform in Truman's Town February/25/1946 Article about the resurgent efforts of the former Pendergast machine to return to power in the upcoming city elections, with speculations on President Truman's influence.

84. Political Cartoons Political Cartoons February/18/1940 Political cartoons by Dale Beronius of city political scenes, notably a broom sweeping dust out a front door, with the broom labeled "113,000 votes," referring to the "cleanup" campaign of city housewives....

85. 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.

86. Politics: Eyes on Kansas City Politics: Eyes on Kansas City July/7/1947 Article about the suspicions of another election fraud by the vestiges of the Pendergast machine and the investigations into it dealing with President Truman.

87. Politics: Is Tom Pendergast Really Dead? Politics: Is Tom Pendergast Really Dead? August//1970 Article describing the book by Professor Thomas Murphy about Kansas City's history of crime in city politics, from Old West days to the Pendergast machine and beyond.

88. Politics: Pardon Us, Please Politics: Pardon Us, Please September/16/1946 Article speculating about reasons for the pardoning of seventeen officials involved in election frauds, fifteen of them by President Truman.

89. Politics: Pendergast Trouble Politics: Pendergast Trouble May/19/1947 Article about indictments of Kansas City government officials connected with the Pendergast machine for fraudulent procedures in the 1948 election, with supposed ties to President Harry Truman, etc.

90. Poor Harry Poor Harry April/24/1948 Book review (written by William Reddig) of "The Inside Storyof the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It" by Maurice Milligan, about the Kansas City Pendergast machine headed by Boss Tom Pendergast...

91. Pre-Election U. S. A.: Will Truman Lose Missouri? Pre-Election U. S. A.: Will Truman Lose Missouri? October/19/1946 Article about the 1946 elections in Missouri, involving a potential loss for President Harry Truman and Senator Frank Briggs ("publisher of a Macon newspaper" and running against "James P. Kem, a Kansas...

92. Ready-Mixed Whiskey Ready-Mixed Whiskey March/1/1935 Discussion on the supposed price-fixing of alcohol in Kansas City and its relation to the ownership of T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company at 2101 Central Street, "the largest distributor of liquor...

93. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the Rabbits and Goats factions of the Jackson County Democratic Party and the role of their leaders such as Jim Pendergast, Tom Pendergast, and James Reed (all Goats) in the Missouri...

94. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the corruption found in Missouri state government records by the author with the help of Kansas City lawyers Frank Walsh and Phil Toll, including an incident leading to the exposing...

95. Rebuilding the Police Department Rebuilding the Police Department September/23/1939 Article expounding on the tenets of the new, corruption-free police department, following the fall of the Pendergast machine era of free "gambling, vice, protection of criminals, and inefficiency."

96. Recall Unfaithful Officials Recall Unfaithful Officials June/17/1939 Article about the "investigations of grand juries, of the Forward Kansas City Committee and of the beginning of the audits of the city and county governments reveal[ing] incompetence and neglect in government...

97. Reform: Metamorphosis of Nonpartisan Politics in Kansas City, Missouri, with an Analysis of the 1959 Reform: Metamorphosis of Nonpartisan Politics in Kansas City, Missouri, with an Analysis of the 1959 Election December 1962 Study of the city government history leading up to the 1959 defeat of the Citizens Association in city elections.

98. Reformers, Factionalists and Kansas City's 1925 City Manager Charter Reformers, Factionalists and Kansas City's 1925 City Manager Charter April//1978 Photo (circa 1902), illustrated caricature (circa 1912), and description of Tom Pendergast as a political boss and wholesale liquor dealer opposing "major governmental reform."

99. Renaissance in Kansas City Renaissance in Kansas City July//1946 Report on the "outstanding progress" in reform of Kansas City's government (following the imprisonment of former boss Tom Pendergast), with financial statistics.

100. Schindel Political Campaign Schindel Political Campaign October 20, 1910