Records of the Carolina Symposium, 1927- 1986.

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Carolina Symposium. Records of the Carolina Symposium, 1927- 1986.

Records of the Carolina Symposium, 1927- 1986.

Records of the Carolina Symposium and its predecessor, the Institute on Human Relations, include correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, publicity materials, photos, printed programs, speech transcripts, scrapbooks, and audiotapes of session proceedings. Especially well-documented is the 1958 Symposium on the American cultural tradition, with John Sparkman, Malcolm Cowley, Victor Reuther, Jonathan Daniels, Harry Golden, Sidney Hook, Benjamin Fine, Harry Ashmore, and other speakers. Also represented are the 1962 Symposium on "The Concept of Revolution," with James B. Reston and other speakers; the 1964 Symposium on "Arms and the Man," with William Fulbright, Hans Morgenthau, David Brinkley, Irving Howe, Marya Mannes, John Knowles, George McGovern, Adam Yarmolinsky, George Ball, and others; the 1966 Symposium on American myth, with John Kenneth Galbraith, Nelson Algren, Morris Udall, Al Capp, Tom Wolfe, C. Vann Woodward, and Ralph Ellison; the 1972 Symposium on the "Mind of the South"; the 1984 Symposium on "Population Resources and Environment"; and the 1986 Symposium on "Science, Technology, Society, and the Individual."

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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981

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Nelson Algren, born in 1909 in Detroit, spent the majority of his adult life in Chicago. His love/hate relationship with the city and his affinity with the disenfranchised of society are reflected in such works as Neon Wilderness, The Man with the Golden Arm, for which he won the National Book Award in 1950, and Chicago: City on the Make. The caustic tone, and cynical nature of Algren did not often make him a favorite of the critics or "literary establishment" of Chicago. The antagonism between ...

Carolina Symposium on Public Affairs

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Ball, George W

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Public official; interviewee b. 1909. From the description of Reminiscences of George Wildman Ball : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481071 From the description of Reminiscences of George Wildman Ball : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158078 From the description of Oral history interview with George Wildman Ball, 1978. (Columbia University In the City o...

Golden, Harry, 1902-1981

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Harry Golden was journalist and publisher, best known for his quotable editorials in the Carolina Israelite. Born in New York as Harry Goldhurst, he attended City College and worked as a reporter before taking a job with the Charlotte Observer. Staying in North Carolina, he founded the Carolina Israelite, writing every word of the bimonthly paper, and gaining an international readership for his views on civil rights, racism, and other topics of the day. His humorous approach to social issues won...

Wolfe, Tom, 1931-

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Tom Wolfe (b. March 2, 1931, Richmond, VA) is an American author and journalist, best known for his association with and influence in stimulating the New Journalism literary movement, in which literary techniques are used extensively. He began his career as a regional newspaper reporter in the 1950s, but achieved national prominence in the 1960s following the publication of such best-selling books as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (a highly experimental account of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranks...

Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

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Bradshaw, Francis Foster, 1893-1979

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Carolina Symposium

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The Carolina Symposium was an organization of University students and faculty that organized, planned, and supervised the biennial Carolina Symposium on Public Affairs, a week-long program of speeches, panel discussions, seminars, and other activities that focused on a topic of current political, social, economic, or cultural interest. Under the leadership of University President Frank Porter Graham and Dean of Students Francis F. Bradshaw, the Symposium originated in 1927 as the Institute on Hu...

Howe, Irving

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Ashmore, Harry S.

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Harry S. Ashmore (1916-1998) was an American journalist and author. During his tenure as executive editor of the Arkansas Gazette, the paper won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service (1957) for its coverage of the school integration conflict in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1959 he relocated to California where he worked with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara (1959-1974) and served as editor in chief of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1960-1963). He is the author of ele...

Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999

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Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

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Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980

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Political scientist, educator, and author. Born in Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1937. From the description of Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981 (bulk 1925-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983006 Biographical Note 1904, Feb. 17 Born, Coburg, Germany 1923 1...

Capp, Al, 1909-1979

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Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Creator of the comic strip "Lil' Abner". Full name is Alfred Gerald Caplin. From the description of Al Capp cartoon drawings, 1950-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515753 ...

Ellison, Ralph, 1914-1994

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African American author, born Ralph Waldo Ellison (1914-1994) in Oklahoma to a family who migrated from South Carolina. From the description of Ralph Ellison papers, 1990-1994. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 32828103 African American author and educator. Born 1914; died 1994. From the description of Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005 (bulk 1930-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983760 Ralph Ellison began writing seriously in 1939....

Udall, Morris K.

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Biographical note: Legislator; Morris King "Mo" Udall served as U.S. Representative from Arizona from May 1961 to May 1991. Born on June 15, 1922, in St. John's, Arizona, Mo Udall served in World War II, graduated from the University of Arizona and was elected to Congress in 1961 to fill the seat vacated by his brother, Stewart Udall who became Secretary of the Interior during the Kennedy Administration. During Mo Udall's tenure as Congressman, he was best known for his championship of environme...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Sparkman, John, 1899-1985

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724 From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439 John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was ...

Fine, Benjamin, 1905-1975

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin Fine : lecture, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147480 Benjamin Fine was born on September 1, 1905 in Attleboro, Massachusetts and spent his youth in the Massachusetts/ Rhode Island area. In 1928 he received a B.S. degree from Rhode Island State College. In 1933, Fine earned a Master of Science degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of...

Reuther, Victor G. (Victor George), 1912-2004

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Labor leader. From the description of Oral history interview with Victor G. Reuther 1963. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321364 ...

Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Daniels : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481338 From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Worth Daniels : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451557 Author, journalist, and government official Jonathan Daniels was a college classmate of Thomas Wolfe at the University of North Carolina. ...

McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012

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George Stanley McGovern, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota was born in Avon, South Dakota, July 19, 1922. He attended Dakota Wesleyan University, 1940-1942 and enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in June 1942. McGovern was elected to the United States Senate in 1962; reelected in 1968 and 1974 and served from January 3, 1963, to January 3, 1981. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic presidential nomination in 1968 and 1984 and the unsuccessful Democratic nominee...

Knowles, John, 1926-2001

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American writer. From the description of Spreading fires : a typescript of novel, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866477 ...

Reston, James, 1909-1995

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James Barrett Reston, along with such writers as Eric Sevareid, Joseph Alsop, and Walter Lippmann, had a tremendous influence on shaping twentieth-century American journalism. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Reston worked in publicity and reporting before taking a job with the Associated Press. In 1937, he went to London to cover news and sports for the A. P. During this assignment, Reston met Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the publisher of The New York Times . Soon after their encoun...

Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989

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American philosopher, professor, and writer. From the description of Letter, 1984 May 20, Wardsboro, Vt., to Edward Weber, Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363838 American philosopher and author; founding member, Congress for Cultural Freedom, 1950. From the description of Sidney Hook papers, 1902-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872376 Senior fellow at the Hoover Institute. From the description of Corre...

Mannes, Marya

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Author, editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Marya Mannes : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733778 ...

Institute on Human Relations

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Brinkley, David.

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Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972

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President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...