Selected radio programs from The Larry King show [sound recording]. 1982-1985.
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The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. On August 9, 2000, President Bill Clinton awarded Reverend Jackson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Reverend Jackson h...
Phyllis Schlafly was born 15 August 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. The mother of six, she is an attorney and a conservative political activist. Her biggest platforms have been against equal rights amendments and feminist views. She founded the Eagle Forum and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund in 1972 and remains in the office of their president today. From the guide to the Phyllis Schlafly reports, 1989-1991, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...
Folklorist, humorist, lecturer, and civil rights activist John Henry Faulk (1913-1990) was born to parents Henry and Martha (Miner) in Austin, Texas. A protégé of J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb, and Roy Bedichek, Faulk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he later taught English. For his master's thesis, he analyzed ten African American sermons, and his research greatly impacted his thinking on civil liberties. Aided by his friend and fellow folklorist Alan ...
Broadcaster, radio personality, talk show host. From the description of Selected radio programs from The Larry King show [sound recording]. 1982-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36342775 ...
Studs Terkel was born May 16, 1912, and died in Chicago on Oct. 31, 2008. Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose searching interviews with ordinary Americans helped establish oral history as a serious genre. From the description of It's a living, [videorecording], 1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612307109 and the description of Studs Terkel papers and book interviews, ca. 1950-1999. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713907330 ...
Gore Vidal was born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal in West Point, New York, on October 3, 1925, to Eugene Luther and Nina Vidal. Vidal shortened his name during his teen years to honor his maternal grandfather, with whom he lived for several years in the late 1930s. After his parents divorced, Vidal lived with his mother and her new husband in northern Virginia and attended a series of boarding schools. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1943, Vida...
James G. Watt began his long and distinguished political career in 1962, when he joined the campaign to elect Milward Simpson to U.S. Senator. Upon Simpson's successful bid, Watt joined the newly elected Wyoming senator where he served as a legislative assistant and counsel. From 1966 through 1971, Watt held numerous Federal positions in Washington D.C. In July 1972, he was appointed Director of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. In 1975, Watt joined the Federal Power Commission where he served a...
Award winning journalist, humorist, and author Russell Baker (1925 - ), has written numerous books, was the author of the nationally syndicated column "Observer" (1962-88), and served as the second host of public television's Masterpiece Theatre from 1992 until 2004. From the description of Russell Baker collection, 1948-2000 bulk 1960-1996. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 495569482 ...