Papers, 1919-1967.

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Childs, Marquis William, 1903-. Papers, 1919-1967.

Papers, 1919-1967.

Papers of a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and St. Louis "Post-Dispatch" reporter and columnist who covered primarily national and world developments. Also represented are Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert H. Humphrey, Harold L. Ickes, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hans V. Kaltenborn, C. Estes Kefauver, John F. Kennedy, Fulton Lewis, Jr., Trygve Lie, David E. Lilienthal, Walter Lippmann, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., Clare Boothe Luce, H.L. Mencken, Mikhail Menshikov, Edward P. Morgan, Wayne L. Morse, Edward R. Murrow, Gaylord Nelson, Reinhold Niebuhr, Richard M. Nixon, William Proxmire, Abraham Ribicoff, Edward V. Rickenbacker, Morris H. Rubin, Dean Rusk, Adlai E. Stevenson, W. Stuart Symington, Norman M. Thomas, Harry S. Truman, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Earl Warren, Sumner Welles, and Wendell L. Willkie. Letters from readers include comments on the airline subsidy lobby, the John Birch Society and other right-wing organizations, and Childs' own political beliefs and concern for civil liberties. St. Louis "Post-Dispatch" Washington bureau files, 1932-1960, contain editorial correspondence, memos, dispatches, and some articles. The majority pertain to Raymond P. Brandt, head of the bureau, and Benjamin Reese, an editor in St. Louis; Childs himself is directly concerned with only a small percentage. In content, these files reflect the major national and international events to which they relate. Childs' writings are represented by free-lance articles; book reviews; speeches and addresses; drafts and notes of "Eisenhower, Captive Hero" (1958), "Ethics in Business Society" (1954, with S. Douglass Cater), "The Peacemaker" (1961), and "Taint of Innocence" (1967); reviews of these and other volumes; and manuscripts of several unpublished books. There are also scripts for several ABC radio news programs. Documentation of his research methodology includes notes and memoranda; interviews with Winston S. Churchill, John F. Kennedy, Alfred M. Landon, and Franklin D. Roosevelt; and news dispatches from Poland and Russia. Also included are miscellaneous business papers and biographical material. The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.

11.6 c.f. (29 archives boxes) and4 tape recordings; plus.additions of 8.1 c.f.4 tape recordings, and83 photographs.

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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...

Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965

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Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...

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,...

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...

Kaltenborn, H. v. (Hans), 1878-1965

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Fisher, a radio newscaster, was with the Committee for work with Japanese American Evacuees, St. Louis, Mo. From the description of Letter, New York City, to Adalia Kroehuke Fisher, 1943 December 20. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23251136 German-American journalist and radio commentator with CBS, 1929-1940 and NBC 1940-1955. From the description of H. v. Kaltenborn correspondence, 1940-1945, n.d. (University of Virgi...