Papers of James J. Kilpatrick, 1976-1990, bulk 1985-1990.


Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. Papers of James J. Kilpatrick, 1976-1990, bulk 1985-1990.

Papers of James J. Kilpatrick, 1976-1990, bulk 1985-1990.

The collection contains responses to Kilpatrick's columns and appearances on Agronsky and Company. The chief topics are abortion; animal rights; armed services retirement benefits; government subsidizing of the arts; the United States budget; government bureauracy; the U.S. Congress; conservatism; conservation; constitutional interpretation; education; foreign affairs; gun control; the Iran/Contra affair; and lawyers. Also discussed are nuclear disarmament; the presidential election of 1988; pornography; Ronald Reagan; race relations, affirmative action and reverse discrimination; religion; particularly Supreme Court decisions and the 1st Amendment; Scrabble, Virginia; Social Security; the Supreme Court; and South Africa. The collection also contains two drafts of "The writer's art," a manuscript of "A bestiary of bridge," material on the Democratic convention of 1980, and a file of background material on Robert Bork. Jesse Helms is a correspondent.

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