By Richard L. Wilson
Profiles of significant figures in American politics, from Bella Abzug via Woodrow Wilson, prepared alphabetically, by means of sector of task, and by way of 12 months of beginning.
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In 1970 J. S. Senate. S. attorney for Maryland. In this way, Beale hoped he could win reelection on the heels of his brother’s vigorous prosecution of corrupt Maryland Democratic politicians. S. Attorney Beale had no trouble finding corrupt Democrats to prosecute. Baltimore County was particularly rife with them and Baltimore County Executive Dale Anderson was duly indicted on multiple corruption charges. This same investigation also discovered that Agnew had been involved in the same kind of corruption as Baltimore County executive and later as Maryland’s governor.
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Foreign Service in 1952 and was stationed in West Berlin until he left the diplomatic service in 1955. He returned to Rockford in 1955 and won election as Winnebago County state’s attorney in 1956. S. House of Representatives where he served until he ran for president in 1980. While in Congress, his views evolved. He remained a fiscal conservative, yet he became more liberal on a variety of social issues. He supported the Equal Rights Amendment for Women, civil rights legislation, and gun control.
American Political Leaders by Richard L. Wilson