R. Budd Dwyer, moments before ending his life.  Deals, immunities, corruptions in the criminal justice system.

R. Budd Dwyer, moments before ending his life. Deals, immunities, corruptions in the criminal justice system.

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

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

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

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

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.

1/22/1987: R. Budd Dwyer was politician in Pennsylvania. He was convicted of receiving a bribe from a California firm trying to gain a contract, but maintained that he was innocent and that he had been framed. The day before sentencing, he called a press conference, professing his innocence. he then shot himself on film.

1/22/1987: R. Budd Dwyer was politician in Pennsylvania. He was convicted of receiving a bribe from a California firm trying to gain a contract, but maintained that he was innocent and that he had been framed. The day before sentencing, he called a press conference, professing his innocence. he then shot himself on film.

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