Papers, 1889-1968.

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Whitener, Basil Lee, 1915-1989. Papers, 1889-1968.

Papers, 1889-1968.

Correspondence between Whitener and his constituents, other congressmen, and government officials, legislative materials, drafts of bills, financial papers, speeches, invitations, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers, chiefly from congressional files (1957-1968), relating to issues of national importance during the 1960s, including the Vietnam War, crime legislation, gun control, riots, civil rights legislation, foreign aid, social security, and the Taft-Hartley Act. Correspondents include Sam Ervin, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Sargent Shriver, and Strom Thurmond.

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Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

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...

Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011

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Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...

Whitener, Basil Lee, 1915-1989

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U.S. Representative, from Gastonia, N.C. From the description of Papers, 1889-1968. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273757 May 14, 1915 Born in York County, South Carolina. 1931 Graduated from Lowell High School. 1933 Graduated from Rutherford Junior College....

Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003

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James Strom Thurmond (1902- ): South Carolina State Senator (1933-1938): Circuit Judge (1938-1941): Governor of South Carolina (1947-1951: and U.S. Senator (1954- ): President Pro Tempore. From the description of Strom Thurmond administrative assistant series, 1939- bulk 1960-1979. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26200109 James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003); South Carolina State Senator (1934-1938); Circuit Court Judge (1936-1946); Governor of South Carolina...

Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985

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Ervin was a North Carolina member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. From the description of TLS, 1968 October 8, Washington, D.C. to Bishop Earl G. Hunt / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 43052717 Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, U.S. senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties. Ervin was first appointed to the N.C. General Assembly in 1923, where he also served in 1925 an...