Last edited by Fautaur
Monday, August 3, 2020 | History

1 edition of Teapot Dome scandal found in the catalog.

Teapot Dome scandal

M. R. Werner

Teapot Dome scandal

by M. R. Werner

  • 392 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fall, Albert B. -- 1861-1944.,
  • Petroleum -- United States.,
  • Political corruption -- United States.,
  • Public lands -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.R. Werner and John Starr.
    ContributionsStarr, John.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16062668M

    The Teapot Dome scandal and investigation concerned bribery in the leasing of naval oil reserves. Senator Thomas Walsh of Montana, who chaired the investigation, explored allegations that Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall had issued no-bid oil reserve leases, including one at Teapot Dome in Wyoming, in exchange for generous, illegal gifts. Mix hundreds of millions of dollars in petroleum reserves; rapacious oil barons and crooked politicians; under-the-table payoffs; murder, suicide, and blackmail; White House cronyism; and the excesses of the Jazz Age. The result: the granddaddy of all American political scandals, Teapot Dome. InThe Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the 4/5(5).

    Harry Ford Sinclair (July 6, in Benwood, West Virginia – Novem in Pasadena, California) was an American industrialist, and the founder of Sinclair was implicated in the s Teapot Dome Scandal, and served six months in prison for jury ards he returned to his former life and enjoyed its prosperity until his death. In The Teapot Dome Scandal, Laton McCartney, a freelance writer, provides an engaging account of the affair. For better—and worse—the book reads like a novel. McCartney's cast of characters jump off the page. But his obsession with Teapot Dome as the mother of allFile Size: 31KB.

    : The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country () by McCartney, Laton and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Although never directly implicated in the row over Teapot Dome and its sister fields, the administration of Republican Warren G. Harding, elected in November of , set the scandal in motion by transferring control of the Navy's oil fields to the Department of Interior, at the Secretary of the Interior's incessant urging.


Share this book
You might also like
The strength of imprinting as a function of response-reinforcement contingency.

The strength of imprinting as a function of response-reinforcement contingency.

Scott Foresman ESL

Scott Foresman ESL

Mei yün tʻang tsʻang Chang Ta-chʻien hua =

Mei yün tʻang tsʻang Chang Ta-chʻien hua =

Guidance on Work-Related Stress

Guidance on Work-Related Stress

Research on the nitrogen cycle

Research on the nitrogen cycle

Mexican-American people

Mexican-American people

LINCC

LINCC

The CSIRO family key for hardwood identification

The CSIRO family key for hardwood identification

Miracle Wife (Kids And Kisses) Larger Print

Miracle Wife (Kids And Kisses) Larger Print

Teapot Dome scandal by M. R. Werner Download PDF EPUB FB2

When news of the scandal finally Teapot Dome scandal book, the consequences were disastrous. Drawing on contemporary records newly made available to McCartney, The Teapot Dome Scandal reveals a shocking, revelatory picture of just how far-reaching the affair was, how high the stakes, and how powerful the conspirators–all told in a dazzling narrative by: 1.

The Teapot Dome Scandal: The History and Legacy of the Early 20th Century’s Most Infamous Government Scandal [Charles River Editors] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Teapot Dome Scandal: The History and Legacy of the Early 20th Century’s Most Infamous Government Scandal/5(10).

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, The result: the granddaddy of all American political scandals, Teapot Dome. In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, complex, and at times ribald story of how Big Oil handpicked Warren G.

Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to /5. The Teapot Dome Scandal book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A look at the Teapot Dome scandal, in which government oil reserve /5(8). The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country Laton McCartney.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ A Time of Scandal Rosemary Stevens. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Next. Cited by: 2. On the very first page of the preface to this book there is a hand written edit.

To a sentence that begins “In the ’s, this oil reserve supplied a name for perhaps the most sensational scandal in American politics,” some unknown editor has added “until Richard Nixon in ,” much as I might have edited a bench memo or draft opinion before we moved to electronic editing/5.

The Teapot Dome Scandal of the s shocked Americans by revealing an unprecedented level of greed and corruption within the federal government. In the end, the scandal would empower the Senate. The Teapot Dome Scandal was an American political scandal of the early s. It involved the secret leasing of federal oil reserves at Elk Hills, California, and Teapot Dome, Wyoming, by Albert Bacon Fall—U.S.

Pres. Warren G. Harding’s secretary of the interior—to oil tycoons Edward L. Doheny and Harry F. who had received as much as $, in. The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country - Kindle edition by McCartney, Laton.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal /5(61).

The Teapot Dome Scandal: The History and Legacy of the Early 20th Century's Most Infamous Government Scandal by Charles River Editors and Scott Clem out of 5 stars 8. Watergate & the Teapot Dome Scandal book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

*Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts of /5(6). About The Teapot Dome Scandal. In this amazing and at times ribald story, Laton McCartney tells how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his “oil cabinet” made it possible for cronies to secure vast fuel reserves that had been set aside for use by the U.S.

Navy. Scandals in Washington come and go, but Teapot Dome remains one of the real humdingers: a Jazz Age affair in which a handful of oil tycoons and corrupt government officials nearly managed to make. The Teapot Dome scandal of the s demonstrated to Americans that the oil industry could wield great power and influence government policy to the point of outright corruption.

The scandal, which played out on newspaper front pages and in silent newsreel films, seemed to create a template for later scandals. Teapot Dome, in U.S.

history, oil reserve scandal that began during the administration of Presidentby executive order of the President, control of naval oil reserves at Teapot Dome, Wyo., and at Elk Hills, Calif., was transferred from.

The story of the Teapot Dome scandal (Cornerstones of freedom) by Hargrove, Jim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, complex, and at times ribald story of how Big Oil handpicked Warren G.

Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his so-called "oil cabinet" made it possible for the oilmen to secure vast oil reserves that had been set aside for use by the U.S.

Navy.4/5(5). The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country by Laton Mccartney and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country Laton McCartney, Author, William Hughes, Read by.

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, complex, and at times ribald story of how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president.

Harding and his so-called “oil cabinet” made it possible for the oilmen to secure vast oil reserves that had been set Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

The Teapot Dome scandal of the s involved national security, big oil companies and bribery and corruption at the highest levels of the government of the United States.

It was the most serious scandal in the country’s history prior to the Watergate affair of the Nixon administration in the s.If corruption is what you want, put someone with strong ties to the oil industry in the White House. So we learn from business journalist McCartney (Across the Great Divide: Robert Stuart and the Discovery of the Oregon Trail,etc.) in this lucid account of the Teapot Dome its root was Warren G.

Harding, the Ohio senator who was a shot to gain the Republican Author: Laton Mccartney.The Teapot Dome scandal of the early s was all about oil - hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of petroleum.

When the scandal finally broke, the consequences were tremendous. President Harding's legacy was forever tarnished, while "Oil Cabinet" member Albert Fall was forced to resign and was imprisoned for a year.