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The Teapot Dome Scandal

How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country

by Laton Mccartney

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Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Corruption,
  • U.S. History - 1920s,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Government & Business,
  • Industries - Energy Industries,
  • United States - 20th Century/20s,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Teapot Dome Scandal, 1921-1924

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11586085M
    ISBN 101400063167
    ISBN 109781400063161
    OCLC/WorldCa144768777

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The Teapot Dome Scandal by Laton Mccartney Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

When news of the scandal finally emerged, 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 by Charles River Editors and Scott Clem out of 5 stars 8. 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. 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.

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.

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 bribes, became the first. 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.

Laton McCartney's new book, "The Teapot Dome Scandal" is a well-crafted look at the Harding White House and the tales of woe which followed it. Until Watergate, this was America's "finest" scandal, and one that would have brought down a president had he Cited by: 1. Laton McCartney talked about his book The Teapot Dome Scandal, for which President Warren Harding’s administration was indicted for taking multiple bribes from the oil industry in exchange for.

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.

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 Blackstone Audiobooks $ (0p) ISBN 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 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 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 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. 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. 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 nomination Author: Laton Mccartney. 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). 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. Financial journalist McCartney meticulously describes the systematic corruption of Warren Harding’s White House in The Teapot Dome Scandal.

Harding himself, McCartney notes, had won the presidential race by accepting millions of dollars in. The Teapot Dome Scandal How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country By Laton McCartney pages.

$ Random House. In this episode we discuss the infamous Teapot Dome Scandal. An event where the US Secretary of the Interior leased Government oil to private companies at .