R. Budd Dwyer.  "He served as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania from January 20, 1981, to January 22, 1987; on that day, Dwyer called a news conference in the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg where he took his own life in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver.[5] Dwyer's suicide was also broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania."

R. Budd Dwyer. "He served as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania from January 20, 1981, to January 22, 1987; on that day, Dwyer called a news conference in the Pennsylvania state capital of Harrisburg where he took his own life in front of the gathered reporters with a .357 caliber revolver.[5] Dwyer's suicide was also broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania."

Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man to take his own life. This independently produced feature-length documentary follows Budd Dwyer, a Pennsylvania politician who infamously committed suicide at a televised press conference. The film chronicles Dwyer's meteoric rise to political power and examines the bribery scandal and subsequent trial…

Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man to take his own life. This independently produced feature-length documentary follows Budd Dwyer, a Pennsylvania politician who infamously committed suicide at a televised press conference. The film chronicles Dwyer's meteoric rise to political power and examines the bribery scandal and subsequent trial…

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer

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Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

R. Budd Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Unusual Deaths: Bizarre Deaths Of The 20th Century

R. Budd Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Unusual Deaths: Bizarre Deaths Of The 20th Century

Robert Budd Dwyer, the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania, was accused of accepting bribes after allegedly receiving kickbacks from a California firm contracted to investigate the payroll tax inconsistencies. Throughout the whole scandal Dwyer denied the allegations yet was convicted in 1986.   On January 22, 1987, hours before he was to be sentenced for the bribery matter, Dwyer called a public press conference in which he pulled a .357 Magnum and shot himself in the head as cameras rolled.

Robert Budd Dwyer, the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania, was accused of accepting bribes after allegedly receiving kickbacks from a California firm contracted to investigate the payroll tax inconsistencies. Throughout the whole scandal Dwyer denied the allegations yet was convicted in 1986. On January 22, 1987, hours before he was to be sentenced for the bribery matter, Dwyer called a public press conference in which he pulled a .357 Magnum and shot himself in the head as cameras rolled.

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