Strom Thurmond press assistant series, 1955- 1964-


Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. Strom Thurmond press assistant series, 1955- 1964-

Strom Thurmond press assistant series, 1955- 1964-

Contains correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, clippings and other material relating to the duties of the press assistant/secretary. This person is responsible for media relations and other public relations activities, such as group tours, newsletters, etc. Topics discussed include the SALT II treaty, Watergate, and textile imports. There is also information on liberal interest groups, the commissionings of the U.S.S. Mendel L. Rivers and U.S.S. South Carolina, and allegations by Jack Anderson of bribery against Thurmond (a federal investigation cleared him of those allegations). The series contains a list of South Carolina casualties from the Veitnam War for the period 1961-1971.

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