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This is the only footage of his entire speech (Just the speech, NOT his suicide that immediately followed) of Budd Dwyer's press conference that is known to exist.

This is the only footage of his entire speech (Just the speech, NOT his suicide that immediately followed) of Budd Dwyer's press conference that is known to exist.

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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."

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Brain Rot: R Budd Dwyer

Brain Rot: R Budd Dwyer

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Honest Man: The Life of R.Budd Dwyer (Directors Cut)

Honest Man: The Life of R.Budd Dwyer (Directors Cut)

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LiveLeak.com - MUSLIM TROPHY IN SYRIA: LIFELESS BODY OF DECAPITATED CHRISTIAN CHILD Warning Images are Graphic and Disturbing.

LiveLeak.com - MUSLIM TROPHY IN SYRIA: LIFELESS BODY OF DECAPITATED CHRISTIAN CHILD Warning Images are Graphic and Disturbing.

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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…

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Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

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January 22,   1987: Pennsylvania treasurer shoots himself in public  -   Pennsylvania treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, convicted of defrauding the state, proclaims his innocence at a news conference before pulling out a gun and shooting himself to death in front of horrified onlookers.

January 22, 1987: Pennsylvania treasurer shoots himself in public - Pennsylvania treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, convicted of defrauding the state, proclaims his innocence at a news conference before pulling out a gun and shooting himself to death in front of horrified onlookers.

With the media gathered to hear what they believed to be his resignation after a conviction of bribery and fraud, Pennsylvania State Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger on live television.

With the media gathered to hear what they believed to be his resignation after a conviction of bribery and fraud, Pennsylvania State Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger on live television.