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Honest Man: The Life of R.Budd Dwyer (Directors Cut)

Honest Man: The Life of R.Budd Dwyer (Directors Cut)

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

Robert Budd Dwyer served 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 killed himself in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver.  Dwyer's suicide was subsequently broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania.

Robert Budd Dwyer served 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 killed himself in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver. Dwyer's suicide was subsequently broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania.

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…

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

On Jan. 22, 1987, Pennsylvania's Treasurer, Budd Dwyer, called a news conference and shot himself in the head on television!

On Jan. 22, 1987, Pennsylvania's Treasurer, Budd Dwyer, called a news conference and shot himself in the head on television!

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The Disgraced Yet Innocent U.S. Politician Who Killed Himself In Front Of TV Cameras

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Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)

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