Citizens for Ramsey Clark records, 1970-1980 [manuscript]


Citizens for Ramsey Clark records, 1970-1980 [manuscript]

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, songs, stickers, and general and financial records of the Citizens for Ramsey Clark organization. The material focuses on the activities of the organization and the political life of Ramsey Clark. Most of the items relate to the efforts of the Citizens for Ramsey Clark to obtain a 1972 Presidential nomination for their candidate from the Democratic Party. Some writings of Ramsey Clark are included.

3 linear feet.

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Citizens for Ramsey Clark. (corporateBody)

The Citizens for Ramsey Clark organization was founded in January 1970 in Raleigh, North Carolina, by a handful of local academics Their numbers quickly expanded to include members from a variety of backgrounds and occupations. Their primary goal was to see Ramsey Clark receive the 1972 Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Ramsey Clark was born in Dallas, Texas, in 1927. He is the son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Tom Clark. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945-194...

Clark, Ramsey, 1927-.... (person)

William Ramsey Clark (b. 1927) was Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1965, Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967, and Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. After leaving the Federal government, he was a professor of law at Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. From the description of Clark, Ramsey, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580333 ...