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Between 1981-1987 the Treasurer of Pennsylvania was accused of receiving a bribe. During his trial on live television, R. Budd Dwyer pulled out a gun and killed himself.

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, then state treasurer, publicly shot himself after being convicted of charges similar to McCord's.

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Budd Dwyer moments before ending his life.

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