Teapot Dome Oil Scandal
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Learn about the Teapot Dome Scandal and its tie to Casper, Wyoming. Historian Phil Roberts talks about the history of the scandal that happened in the 1920s.
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Navel Oil Reserves were three areas known to be rich with oil, which had been set aside by the Taft administration, in case the Navy ever needed fuel during a national emergency. They were Elk Hills, and Buena Vista, both in California, and Teapot Dome
Harding's political scandals. Then there were the political scandals of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall secretly leased federal oil reserves to big oil companies, triggering what became known as the Teapot Dome
The appearance of the book at a time when Congress was investigating the Teapot Dome scandal, a bribery scheme to lease federal oil reserves in Wyoming to private parties (with which Harding had no involvement), only served as an early death blow to
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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. 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. In exchange, the oilmen paid off senior government officials, bribed newspaper publishers, and covered the GOP campaign debt....
The appearance of the book at a time when Congress was investigating the Teapot Dome scandal, a bribery scheme to lease federal oil reserves in Wyoming to private parties (with which Harding had no involvement), only served as an early death blow to his ...
Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall secretly leased federal oil reserves to big oil companies, triggering what became known as the Teapot Dome scandal. Shortly thereafter, Harding received word that political friends were using their positions in ...
However, his administration endured failure as well, most notably the Teapot Dome Scandal. Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall secretly sold the right to oil reserves in Teapot Dome, Wyoming, and two other locations in California to private oil companies ...
Teapot Dome around the time of the scandal, featuring Teapot Rock ... The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery incident that took place in ... Teapot Dome: Oil and ...
Teapot Dome Scandal, also called Oil Reserves Scandal or Elk Hills Scandal, Teapot Dome Scandal: cartoon The Granger Collection, New York in American history, scandal ...
Graft and Oil: How Teapot Dome Became the Greatest Political ... named for nearby Teapot Rock, and the site of an oil ... As the Teapot Dome scandal ...