Papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970).

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Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. Papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970).

Papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970).

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, transcripts, reports, research materials, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers, relating primarily to Goldman's career as author, historian, and special consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson. Topics relating to Goldman's role as intermediary between the president and the intellectual community include the arts, domestic affairs, immigration, international cooperation, poverty, Vietnam, and programs for presidential scholars, White House fellows, and summer interns. Includes materials relating to Goldman's work as moderator of the television program, Open Mind (1959-1967) and as president of the Society of American Historians (1962-1969) and to Jacob K. Javits's 1962 senatorial campaign. Also includes materials from Goldman's research and writings on Charles J. Bonaparte (including letters signed by Bonaparte, Benjamin Harrison, and Theodore Roosevelt), the civil rights movement, reform in America, and post-World War II American history. Correspondents include Hank Aaron, Dean Acheson, Lauren Bacall, Charles Austin Beard, Hugo LaFayette Black, William F. Buckley, Horace Busby, Liz Carpenter, Bruce Catton, Henry Steele Commager, Merle Eugene Curti, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Kenneth Galbraith, Arthur Godfrey, Kent Roberts Greenfield, Richard Hofstadter, Lyndon B. and Lady Bird Johnson, Walter Lippmann, Robert Lowell, Margaret Mead, Harriet F. Pilpel, Adam Clayton Powell, George E. Reedy, Roger Revelle, Clinton Lawrence Rossiter, Dean Rusk, Upton Sinclair, Adlai E. Stevenson, Strom Thurmond, Harry S. Truman, Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, Jack Valenti, and Willis Kingsley Wing.

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