Teapot Dome: Oil and Politics in the 1920s by Burl Noggle. Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket as issued. Pages may have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. Previous owner’s name written on the flyleaf. Teapot Dome, a sandstone formation in Wyoming that overlooks a United States Naval Oil Reserve, furnished a name for one of the most sensational scandals in the history of American politics. Professor Noggle unravels this complex tale of corruption, tracing Teapot Dome from its origins in the conservation feuds of 1920-1921 through the bitter partisanship that evolved between the two major political parties.