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Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man to take his own life. This independently produced feature-length documentary follows Budd Dwyer, a Pennsylvania politician who infamously committed suicide at a televised press conference. The film chronicles Dwyer's meteoric rise to political power and examines the bribery scandal and subsequent trial…

Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man to take his own life. This independently produced feature-length documentary follows Budd Dwyer, a Pennsylvania politician who infamously committed suicide at a televised press conference. The film chronicles Dwyer's meteoric rise to political power and examines the bribery scandal and subsequent trial…

This video is a classic. Nuts. /// R. Budd Dwyer.  "He served as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania from January 20, 1981, to January 22, 1987; on that day, Dwyer called a news conference in the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg where he took his own life in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver.[5] Dwyer's suicide was also broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania."

This video is a classic. Nuts. /// R. Budd Dwyer. "He served as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania from January 20, 1981, to January 22, 1987; on that day, Dwyer called a news conference in the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg where he took his own life in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver.[5] Dwyer's suicide was also broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania."

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1/22/1987: R. Budd Dwyer was politician in Pennsylvania. He was convicted of receiving a bribe from a California firm trying to gain a contract, but maintained that he was innocent and that he had been framed. The day before sentencing, he called a press conference, professing his innocence. he then shot himself on film.

1/22/1987: R. Budd Dwyer was politician in Pennsylvania. He was convicted of receiving a bribe from a California firm trying to gain a contract, but maintained that he was innocent and that he had been framed. The day before sentencing, he called a press conference, professing his innocence. he then shot himself on film.

Brain Rot: R Budd Dwyer

Brain Rot: R Budd Dwyer

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