Category: Purification (Tazkiyah)

R. Budd Dwyer And The Death Of An “Honest Man”

R. Budd Dwyer GunOn January 15, 1987, R. Budd Dwyer held a meeting in his suburban Pennsylvania home. Dwyer, the acting Pennsylvania State Treasurer, sat with his press secretary James Horshock and Deputy Treasurer Don Johnson to discuss setting up a press conference related to his recent legal issues.

On January 15, 1987, R. Budd Dwyer held a meeting in his suburban Pennsylvania home. Dwyer, the acting Pennsylvania State Treasurer, sat with his press secretary James Horshock and Deputy Treasurer Don Johnson to discuss setting up a press conference related to his recent legal issues.

The 47-year-old was a week away from his sentencing on convictions connected to bribery but had nevertheless been adamant about his innocence throughout the investigation and trial…more: -budd-dwyer