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101. The Host City: A Touch of Class in the Heartland The Host City: A Touch of Class in the Heartland August/30/1976 Photos and article about the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City and the many events and personalities involved. Description of prominent national and local politicians, journalists and...

102. The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police August 11, 2010 Photo and timeline for shotgun used in the slaying of black political leader Leon Jordan in 1970. Article also discusses the reopening of the cold case.

103. The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics 2004 This chapter discusses the decade of the Great Depression in Missouri and in particular Thomas Pendergast and his influence in state politics. Includes mention of Harry Truman and Governor Lloyd Stark....

104. The Politicians of Art The Politicians of Art January//1981 Description of attention and spending on the arts from the city government since 1926, focusing on about 1960-1981.

105. The Same Manager The Same Manager March/23/1940 Article labeling the replacements for Pendergast in the city government as more of the same machine politicians, a "fake change."

106. The Truman Administration's Fair Deal for Black America The Truman Administration's Fair Deal for Black America April//1976 Photos, illustrations, and article about the "'Fair Deal' for the American people in his State of the Union message on January 5, 1949." Discussion of the program's attempts to eliminate discrimination...

107. Theron Watkins Theron Watkins 2006 Book excerpt about Theron Watkins (1877-1950), or T.B. Watkins, a prominent African American of Kansas City and father of local politician Bruce Watkins. Watkins was born near Indianapolis and came to...

108. Tom Pendergast Tom Pendergast 1902 This booklet contains the names, life stories, and pictures of the different Democratic Party candidates running in the November 4, 1902, Jackson County election. Included is Tom Pendergast, a nominee...

109. What's Happened in the 5th What's Happened in the 5th October 1982 Interview of "retired financier, Solomon Wise," about the election race for national Missouri representatives from Kansas City, between John Carnes and Alan Wheat, with photos and comparisons to the situation...

110. Wheat to Congress Wheat to Congress December-January 1982-1983 Photo and biographical article about Alan Wheat, "the first Black ever to represent a mostly White district (Missouri's 5th District) in the House of Representatives." Born in San Antonio in 1951 and graduating...

111. Wheeler's Charm Is Lost on Youth Wheeler's Charm Is Lost on Youth November 1, 2006 Commentary recounting several anecdotes about Charles Wheeler during his terms as Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, as well as analysis of his unsuccessful bid to win the Democratic nomination for Jackson...

112. When They Ousted the Earl of Hillsboro: A Singular Event in the History of the Missouri Senate When They Ousted the Earl of Hillsboro: A Singular Event in the History of the Missouri Senate October//1998 Article about the "political turmoil" of the Missouri state government in the 1960s, involving conflicts between the "old guard" and "young turk" politicians, including Senator Earl R. Blackwell and Governor...

113. William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon circa 1930s William H. (Alfalfa) Murray, Governor of Oklahoma, and Joseph Shannon, Kansas City politician, outside Union Station.

114. William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon circa 1930s William H. (Alfalfa) Murray, Governor of Oklahoma, and Joseph Shannon, Kansas City politician, outside Union Station.