Ickes, Harold L.
May 1940
Saturday Evening Post;5/25/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 48, p9
Presents an article about the controversy involving former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard A. Ballinger which served as a principal factor in the collapse of the administration of President William Howard Taft. List of the chief characters involved in the controversy; Background of the conspiracy theory that caused the downfall of Ballinger; Comments on the mass media coverage of the controversy; Evidence of the innocence of Ballinger of the charges filed against him.


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