Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Georgetown Office and Residence

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Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Georgetown Office and Residence

1915-1969

This series contains material created and collected by Drew Pearson during his career as a newspaper columnist, television and radio broadcaster, and lecturer. The materials concern political, economic and social topics in both U.S. domestic affairs and foreign affairs. Subjects concerning domestic affairs pertain to actions of the U.S. Federal and state governments, including those of former U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard M. Nixon; and activities of cabinet members, executive departments, executive department officers and staff, state governors, the U.S. Congress and its members, and the U.S. Supreme Court and Supreme Court justices. Domestic policy subjects also include the New Deal, education, housing, immigration, religion, communism and McCarthyism, the Ku Klux Klan, discrimination, civil rights, atomic energy, U.S. armed forces and veterans, civil aviation, juvenile delinquency, crime, wiretapping, agriculture, corporations, labor unions, antitrust issues, trade, professional organizations, lobbies and lobbyists, political conventions, presidential campaigns from 1948 to 1968, presidential elections, and political scandals. Topics concerning foreign affairs include World War II, the Korean War, and the war in Vietnam. The files also relate to Africa, China, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and the United Nations. Some of these files include notes taken during interviews with foreign heads of state and government officials. The series also contains material concerning several multilateral economic and peace conferences. The conferences represented are the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace (the Buenos Aires Conference), 1936; the conference at Yalta, 1945; and the Geneva Conference (the Big Four Conference), 1955. This series also contains material related to Pearson's charitable activities, including service in the American Friends Service Committee in Serbia after World War I; the shipment of supplies to Europe after World War II known as the Friendship Train; the shipment of gifts from France to the United States known as the Merci, or Gratitude, Train; involvement in the Tide of Toys; and involvement in Big Brothers of America. The files contain materials pertaining to Pearson's publication ventures including his syndicated column "The Washington Merry-Go-Round"; the comic strip "Hap Hopper"; the newsletter "Personal from Pearson"; and the preparation and publication of five books: "American Diplomatic Game" (1935), "The Nine Old Men" (1936), "USA - A Second Class Power?" (1958), "The Case Against Congress" (1968), and "The Senator" (1968). Additional materials relate to Pearson's radio and television programs and scripts; his lecture tours; his work with other journalists and newspaper editors; and his involvement in various court cases and investigations of libel. This series consists of fan mail; business and personal correspondence; staff memorandums; reports; handwritten notes; column copy; diaries; telegrams; clippings; legal documents; financial documents; photographs; slides; plaques; scrapbooks; cartoons and various other materials. Some of members of Congress who are represented in the series include: Walter R. Brooks; Prescott Sheldon Bush; Robert C. Byrd; Martin Dies; Everett Dirksen; Thomas Dodd; John Nance Garner; Barry Goldwater; Ernest Gruening; Mark Hatfield; Hubert Humphrey; Estes Kefauver; Frank Lausche; Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.; Clare Boothe Luce; Eugene McCarthy; Joseph McCarthy; John McCormack; Wayne Morse; Claude Pepper; Adam Clayton Powell; George Smathers; Stuart Symington; Herman Eugene Talmadge; and Millard Tydings. Supreme Court justices represented in this series are: Warren Burger; Tom Clark; William O. Douglas; Felix Frankfurter; and Earl Warren. Some cabinet officers found in the series are: Dean Acheson (Department of State); Herbert Brownell (Attorney General); James Byrnes (Department of State); Ramsey Clark (Attorney General); Clark Clifford (Department of Defense); John Foster Dulles (Department of State); James Forrestal (Department of Defense); Averell Harriman (Department of Commerce); Cordell Hull (Department of State); Harold Ickes (Department of the Interior); Nicholas deB. Katzenbach (Attorney General); Robert F. Kennedy (Attorney General); and Elliott Richardson (Department of Health, Education and Welfare); William P. Rogers (Attorney General); Lewis Strauss (Department of Commerce); and Arthur Summerfield (Postmaster General). Other government officers and employees found in the series include: Sherman Adams; Thurman Arnold; George Ball; Adolf Berle; Chester Bowles; Theron Lamar Caudle; Murray Chotiner; Thomas Corcoran; Leo T. Crowley; J. Edgar Hoover; Joseph P. Kennedy; Robert Kintner; Edwin Pauley; James Rowe; Maurice Stans; Sumner Welles; and Aubrey Williams. Heads of state and foreign dignitaries represented in the series include: Winston Churchill; Francisco Franco; Nikita Khrushchev; Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina; and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Edward and Wallis Warfield). State governors represented in the series include: Thomas Dewey; Ronald Reagan; Nelson Rockefeller; George W. Romney; and Adlai Stevenson. United States military figures represented in the series include: Richard Byrd; Julius Klein; Douglas MacArthur; George C. Marshall; George Patton; and Harry Vaughan. Materials concerning people affiliated with journalism and publishing include: Robert S. Allen; Jack Anderson; Morris Bealle; Agnes Ernst Meyer; Westbrook Pegler; Herbert Bayard Swope; and Walter Winchell. People represented in this series who were the subjects of investigations include: Andrija Artukovic; Alger Hiss; Owen Lattimore; and Nicolae Malaxa (industrialist and Nazi collaborator). Materials in this series concerning political figures other than those mentioned above include: Father Charles E. Coughlin; Creekmore Fath; Robert Hannegan; Henry Wallace; and Wendell Willkie. Notable people represented in the series include: Bernard Baruch (presidential adviser); Dave Beck (labor leader); Meyer ("Mickey") Cohen (mobster); Marcus Cohn (lawyer); Edward Condon (scientist); Cyrus Eaton (industrialist and philanthropist); Morris Ernst (author); James Hoffa (labor leader); Stephanie von Hohenlohe Waldenburg (alleged spy); J.B. Matthews (chief investigator, House Un-American Activities Committee); Ralph Nader (consumer advocate); Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (First Lady); Walter Reuther (labor leader); and George Skouras (film industrialist). United States executive departments and agencies represented in the series include: the U.S. Air Force; the U.S. Army; the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB); the U.S. Coast Guard; the Department of Defense; the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); the Federal Housing Administration (FHA); the Federal Power Commission (FPC); the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC); the Department of Justice (DOJ); the Department of Labor; the U.S. Navy; the Post Office Department; the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Food and Drug Administration (FDA); the Department of State; the Subversive Activities Control Board; the Veterans Administration; the War Department; and the Warren Commission. Materials in the series concerning companies include: Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA); American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T); Dillon, Read & Company; Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO); Brown & Root Company; Chrysler Corporation; Coca-Cola Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Ford Motor Company; General Aniline and Film Corporation; Higgins Industries; I.G. Farben; the National Broadcasting Company; Pan American Airways; Remington Rand; Standard Oil Company; Vanadium Corporation of America; and Western Union. Other notable organizations represented in the series include: the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); the American Legion; the Communist Party of America; the U.S. Democratic Party; the Harlem Globetrotters; the John Birch Society; the Ku Klux Klan (KKK); the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; the Liberty Lobby; the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Radio Free Europe; and the U.S. Republican Party. Company executives represented in the series include: Pierre S. Du Pont; and Henry J. Kaiser. This series also includes Pearson's research materials concerning alien property; the Berlin crisis; censorship and freedom of the press; the defense industry; disarmament; foreign aid; Medicare; Negroes (African Americans); the Pueblo incident (1968); and the U-2 incident (1960). Materials reflecting Pearson's extensive travels and reporting on various countries include: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Formosa (Taiwan), France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain (the United Kingdom), Greece, Greenland, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Okinawa, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, the Panama Canal, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Siberia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, the Vatican (the Holy See), Venezuela, the Virgin Islands, Yemen, and Yugoslavia.

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Anderson, Jack N. (Jack Northman), 1922-

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Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972

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Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (1899-1972) was Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1952 to 1953, and served as Postmaster General of the United States from 1953 to 1961. From the description of Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609665 Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur E. Summerfield : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City ...

Klein, Julius, 1901-1984

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American journalist and public relations executive. From the description of Julius Klein correspondence, 1935, with Herbert Hoover. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868164 Army officer, journalist, publisher, public relations counsel, and veterans leader. From the description of Papers of Julius Klein, 1960-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010053 Biographical/Historical Note American journalist...

Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

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Physicist. Major affiliations include: Princeton University, 1930-1937; Westinghouse Co., Pittsburgh, PA, 1937-1945; National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1945-1951; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1956-1963; and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Boulder, CO from 1963. From the description of Public relations file on Condon, mostly pertaining to the attack on his loyalty by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1948-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002

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Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and U.S. Senator (1956-1980), born near McRae, Georgia. From the description of Herman E. Talmadge senatorial papers, 1945-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477028 Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and United States Senator (1956-1980) born near McRae, Georgia. T. Rogers Wade served as administrative assistant, fund raiser, and chairman of the 1980 U.S. senatorial campaign for Senator Talm...

Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986

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Wallis Warfield Simpson Windsor (1896-1986), wife of Edward, Duke of Windsor. From the description of Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580490 ...

Clark, Ramsey, 1927-....

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William Ramsey Clark (b. 1927) was Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1965, Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967, and Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. After leaving the Federal government, he was a professor of law at Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. From the description of Clark, Ramsey, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580333 ...

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Romney, George W., 1907-1995

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Romney Associates was the unit established by George Romney and his campaign staff in his quest of the Republican nomination for President in 1968. This unit was responsible for research, speech writing, press and public relations, scheduling and travel arrangements, and responding to the governor's out-of-state correspondence. From the description of George W. Romney/Romney Associates subgroup, 1963-1968 (bulk 1967-1968). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79295968 ...

Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970

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Author and social activist. Mrs. Eugene Meyer, died 1970. From the description of Papers of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, 1907-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072116 Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, journalist, author, and lecturer, met the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel early in his term as ambassador to the United States, 1927-1933. Their friendship continued after Claudel's return to Europe in 1933 and lasted until his death in 1955. From the descri...

Fath, Creekmore

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Nader, Ralph, 1934-

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Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...

Lausche, Frank John, 1895-1990

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Lawyer, Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor, and senator from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1964 Oct. 30. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41283828 Governor of Ohio, 1945-1947 and 1949-1957; U.S. Senator, 1957-1968. From the description of Autograph, [ca. 1950]. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12719654 ...

Brooks, Walter R., 1886-1958

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Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...

Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969

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Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) was the father of President John F. Kennedy. During his career he was a banker, financier, and diplomat. From 1934 to 1937, he served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was the Chairman of the Maritime Commission in 1937. Kennedy served as Ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940. From the description of Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581186 ...

Strauss, Lewis L.

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Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (1896-1974) was secretary to Herbert Hoover during World War I, 1917 to 1919. He was first a member of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1946 to 1950, then served as its Chairman from 1953 to 1958. In 1953, Strauss served as Special Assistant to the President on Atomic Energy, 1953, then as Secretary of Commerce (unconfirmed) from 1958 to 1959. From the description of Strauss, Lewis L. (Lewis Lichtenstein), 1896-1974 (U.S. National Archives and Records Admi...

Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, Stephanie Juliana, Prinzessin zu, 1896-1972

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Confidant of Lord Rothermere (owner of the London Daily Mail) and his liaison with Adolf Hitler. From the description of Prinzessin Stephanie Juliana zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst papers, 1914-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870803 Biographical/Historical Note Confidant of Lord Rothermere (owner of the London Daily Mail) and his liaison with Adolf Hitler. From the guide to the Prinzessin Ste...

Clifford, Clark M., 1906-1998

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Lawyer and cabinet officer. Full name: Clark McAdam Clifford. From the description of Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979757 Clark M. Clifford was born on December 25, 1906, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He received his LL.B from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1928. From 1928 to 1944 he worked as an attorney in St. Louis. He married Margery Pepperell Kimball on October 3, 1931. From 1944 to 1946 he served as an ...

Bealle, Morris A. (Morris Allison), 1891-1972

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Stans, Maurice H., 1908-1998

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Investment banker, government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Maurice Hubert Stans : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565482 Maurice Hubert Stans (1908-1998), accountant, banker, politician, and author. Stans served as Secretary of Commerce in Richard Nixon's administration from 1969 until he resigned in 1972 to become Finance Chairman of the Committee to Re-Elect the President (CREEP). Stans also s...

Adams, Sherman, 1899-1986

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Presidential aide. From the description of Reminiscences of Sherman Adams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512723 Governor of New Hampshire and Assistant to President Eisenhower. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1956 Nov. 2 and 1958 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867977 Governor, presidential aide. From the description ...

Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971

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Thomas Joseph Dodd, the third generation of his family to reside in Connecticut, was born in Norwich on 15 May 1907. During his career he served two terms in the U.S. Senate, and became well known for his work on the Nuremburg Trials where he served as Vice-Chairman of the Review Board and Executive Trial Counsel. After an unsuccessful campaign for the Senate in 1970, Dodd retired from public life and died in 1971 at the age of 64. From the description of Thomas J. Dodd papers, 1919-...

Allen, Robert S. (Robert Sharon), 1900-1981

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Colonel, U.S. Army during World War II. From the description of The Robert S. Allen papers, 1944-1945. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 22353583 Biography Ruth Finney was born 6 March 1898, in Chicago, Illinois, to John W. and Mary Morrison Finney. She grew up in Downieville and Sacramento, California and attended San Jose Normal School where she received a teaching certificate in 1918. After substitute ...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), was the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 1888 ...

Brownell, Herbert, 1904-1996

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Lawyer, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451268 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481064 From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat ...

Artuković, Andrija 1899-1988

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Chotiner, Murray M., 1909-1974

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Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979

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Detroit area priest known for his opposition to President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal programs. From the description of Charles E. Coughlin photograph collection. 1934-1936. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778938 Father Charles E. Coughlin was Roman Catholic priest, renowned as founder and pastor of the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, Michigan. Father Coughlin gained a wide following for his Sunday afternoon radio addresses on political and ...

Williams, Aubrey Willis, 1890-1965

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Williams was executive director of the Wisconsin Conference of Social Work from 1922 to 1932. He joined the Roosevelt administration in 1933 and left in 1943 to become director of the National Farmers' Union. From 1945 to 1965 he was editor of SOUTHERN FARM AND HOME. From the description of Papers, 1914-1959, 1930-1959 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155525242 Aubrey Willis Williams (1890-1965), social worker, federal official, and civil rights advocate, was born in Sp...

Hiss, Alger.

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Alger Hiss was born in Baltimore in 1904, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1929, where he was a protege of Felix Frankfurter. He worked in several departments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's New Deal administration before joining the Department of State in 1936. He accompanied Roosevelt to the conference at Yalta and served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco in 1945. Hiss left the State Department in 19...

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

Arnold, Thurman Wesley, 1891-1969

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Thurman Wesley Arnold : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309720539 From the description of Reminiscences of Thurman Wesley Arnold : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440626 From the description of Reminiscences of Thurman Wesley Arnold : interview, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat ...

Crowley, Leo

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Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Rogers, William P. (William Pierce), 1913-2001

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Deputy Attorney General. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1955-1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243780768 William Pierce Rogers was born on June 23, 1913 in Norfolk, New York. He received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1934, and an LL.B. from Cornell University in 1937. He was admitted to the New York bar in 1937 and the District of Columbia bar in 1950. He was the assistant district attorney for New York C...

Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958

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Epithet: of the River Club New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00016e Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (Amer...

Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

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Franco, Francisco, 1892-1975

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McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980

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John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972

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James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011

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Governor of the State of Oregon, 1959-1967. From the description of Selected speeches and other public statements 1959-1967. 1959-1967. (Willamette University). WorldCat record id: 21489565 Mark Odom Hatfield (b. 1922) served as an Oregon state representative from 1951 to 1955; Oregon state senator from 1955 to 1957; Oregon secretary of state from 1957 to 1959; governor of Oregon from 1959 to 1967; and U.S. senator from Oregon beginning 1967. From the description...

Richardson, Elliot L., 1920-1999

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U.S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Elliot L. Richardson, 1780-1991 (bulk 1947-1991). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009619 From the description of Audio materials, 1961-1984 (bulk 1962 and 1974) [sound recording]. 1961-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36045043 Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Lee Richardson : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University ...

Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989

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Orientalist, author, educator, and historian; died 1989. From the description of Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 (bulk 1950-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983405 Biographical Note 1900, July 29 Born, Washington, D.C. 1913 1914 Atten...

Vaughan, Harry H., 1893-1981

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Harry H. Vaughan (b. 1893-d. 1981), Major General in the U.S. Army, served as military aide to the Vice-President in 1945 and to the President of the United States from 1945 to 1953. He retired from Army service in 1953. From the description of Vaughan, Harry H., 1893-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572649 Army officer. From the description of Papers, ca. 1918-1973 (bulk1942-1945). (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70...

Rowe, James H. (James Henry), 1909-1984

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James Henry Rowe, Jr. (1909-1984), lawyer and administrative assistant to Franklin D. Roosevelt, helped form and carry out the New Deal. From the description of Rowe, James H. (James Henry), 1909-1984 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572592 Attorney. Rowe served in several Roosevelt agencies and was appointed administrative assistant to President Roosevelt in 1939. After serving in the Navy during World War II, he continue...

Caudle, T. Lamar, 1904-1969

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Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-

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Jimmy Hoffa a U.S. union and labor leader. He was born in Brazil, Indiana in 1913 and began his work as a union organizer with Detroit's Local 299 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 1932. By December, 1946 he was president of Local 299. In 1952 he was elected international vice president of the Teamsters Union, and in 1957 he became international president. Under his leadership, the Teamsters negotiated the National Master Freight Agreement, the first nationwide collective bargaini...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-2007

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George Armistead Smathers (b. Nov. 14, 1913, Atlantic City, N.J.-d. Jan. 20, 2007, Indian Creek Village, Fla.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Florida, graduated from the University of Florida law school in 1938. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was elected as a Democrat to two terms in the Congress, serving from 1947 to 1951, and was elected to the Senate, serving three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Smathers...

Hannegan, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1903-1949

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Robert E. Hannegan was born June 30, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his LL.B. degree in 1925 from St. Louis University. From 1925 to 1942 he practiced law in St. Louis. From 1933 1942 he served as Chairman of the Democratic City Committee of St. Louis and during this time became the chief aid to Mayor Bernard F. Dickmann, and the boss of the twenty-first ward in St. Louis. From 1942 to 1943 he was Collector of Internal Revenue for the Eastern District of Missouri, and from 1943 to 1945...

Cohen, Meyer H. (Meyer Harris), 1914-1976

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Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954

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P. S. du Pont was president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. from 1915 to 1919 and chairman of the board from 1919 to 1940. He was also president of General Motors (1920-1923) and chairman (1920-1929), as well as a member of many other major corporate boards. He was also an avid collector of documents on the early history of the Du Pont family and company. From the description of The P. S. du Pont Office Collection, 1749-1939. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 16...

Bush, Prescott Sheldon, 1895-1972

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Prescott Sheldon Bush (May 15, 1895 – October 8, 1972) was an American banker and politician. After working as a Wall Street executive investment banker, he represented Connecticut in the United States Senate from 1952 to 1963. A member of the Bush family, he was the father of former Vice President and President George H. W. Bush, and the paternal grandfather of former Texas Governor and President George W. Bush and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Bush graduated from...

Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988

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Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961

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Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (b. 24 October 1891, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic–d., 30 May 1961, Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic)was a notorious president of the Dominican Republic. He joined the National Guard in 1918 and was promoted from cadet to general and commander-in chief of the Army in only nine years. During the rebellion against Pres. Horacio Vásquez in 1930, Trujillo cut a deal with rebel leader in order to run for president. He won the presidency in 1930 with 99% of the v...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Corcoran, Thomas G.

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Lawyer. Full name: Thomas Gardiner Corcoran. Born 1900; died 1981. From the description of Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982 (bulk 1965-1980). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982893 Biographical Note 1900, Dec. 29 Born, Pawtucket, R.I. 1922 A.B. and A.M., Brown University, Providence, R.I. ...

Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970

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Dies, Martin, 1900-1972

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Kaiser, Henry J., 1882-1967

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Biographical Chronology 1882 Henry John Kaiser born in Sprout Brook (near Canajoharie), New York, on May 9, son of Francis J. and Mary Yops Kaiser, German immigrants. 1895 Left school at age 13, to help support his parents and three sisters, by working in a dry goods store in ...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the United States Army Central in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Born in 1885, Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He studied fencing and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber, more commonly known ...

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 1895-1971

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Adolf Augustus Berle (1895-1971) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second of four children of Dr. Adolf Augustus and Mary Augusta (Wright) Berle. He graduated from Harvard College in 1913, after majoring in history, and received his M.A, degree the following year. In 1916 at...

McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005

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Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....

Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971

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Premier of the Soviet Union. From the description of Reminiscences of Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev : oral history, 1967-71. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743617 ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Tydings, Millard E. (Millard Evelyn), 1890-1961

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United States Senator, military officer, lawyer, and state legislator. Senator Tydings was best known for his efforts to counter Joseph McCarthy and for his involvement in the rehabilitation and independence of the Philippine Islands. From the description of Papers of Millard E. Tydings, 1881-1962. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19783805 Millard Evelyn Tydings was born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, on April 6, 189...