"In Spite of All, Mr. Pendergast Runs a Good Town"

Description: 

A Kansas CityJournal-Post opinion article by Westbrook Pegler arguing that in spite of rampant corruption, Thomas J. Pendergast's political machine thrives because "Mr. Pendergast runs a good town."

Publisher: 
Kansas City Journal-Post
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Date: 
February 21st 1938
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. (1912-1990) Papers, 1902-1978 (K0316), Folder 3
Digital Object Identifier: 
SHSMO-K0316-F003-0003
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.