Scandals

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This video was created from a digitized 35 mm filmstrip and vinyl record used by the National Republican Congressional Committee in their campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon in the 1952 presidential election. The presentation tallies cases of "dishonesty and corruption" under President Harry S. Truman in the departments Agriculture, Internal Revenue Services, Defense, Justice, Commerce, State, Treasury, and Interior. The presentation also discusses scandal and corruption in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), the United States Post Office, the Federal Housing Agency, Office of Price Stabilization, Veteran's Administration, Maritime Commission, Atomic Energy Commission, and the Democratic National Committee. ... continued below

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1 filmstrip (10 min., 56 sec.) : si., col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

National Republican Congressional Committee 1952.

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This video was created from a digitized 35 mm filmstrip and vinyl record used by the National Republican Congressional Committee in their campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon in the 1952 presidential election. The presentation tallies cases of "dishonesty and corruption" under President Harry S. Truman in the departments Agriculture, Internal Revenue Services, Defense, Justice, Commerce, State, Treasury, and Interior. The presentation also discusses scandal and corruption in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), the United States Post Office, the Federal Housing Agency, Office of Price Stabilization, Veteran's Administration, Maritime Commission, Atomic Energy Commission, and the Democratic National Committee. The presentation argues that gambling, drug use, and juvenile delinquency can be traced back to the White House and lists numerous people associated with the Truman administration and Democratic National Committee who have been involved in scandal and corruption including Tom Pendergast, Harry Vaughan, Matthew Connelly, William M. Boyle, Jr., James P. Finnegan, Loretta Young, Frank Erickson, and Alger Hiss.

Physical Description

1 filmstrip (10 min., 56 sec.) : si., col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

The Zuleika C. Scott Collection contains 35 mm filmstrips, vinyl records, scripts, and correspondence created by the National Republican Congressional Committee (1952-1954). The finding aid for this collection is available online: http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/

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  • Preferred Citation: The Zuleika C. Scott Collection, UNT Media Library

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  • 1952

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  • March 23, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

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  • March 28, 2017, 12:35 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 9
Total Uses: 60

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National Republican Congressional Committee. Scandals, video, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc965540/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.