Truman and Pendergast Political Machine

Historian Jon Taylor discussed the political alliance between Harry Truman and Kansas City political kingpin Tom Pendergast in the early… read more

Historian Jon Taylor discussed the political alliance between Harry Truman and Kansas City political kingpin Tom Pendergast in the early 1930s. Pendergast became a significant figure through his use of strong-arm tactics and personal wealth. Mr. Taylor is a history professor at the University of Central Missouri. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event. close

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Truman and Pendergast Political Machine

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Program ID:
441544-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2018 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 15, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2018 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2018 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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