Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 (bulk 1945-1983).

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Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund), 1900-1994. Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 (bulk 1945-1983).

Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 (bulk 1945-1983).

Chiefly material relating to Spivak's radio and television program, Meet the Press, including letters (1957-1968) from viewers, memoranda, radio and television scripts (1945-1970), oral history transcripts, question cards for the Meet the Press file and special programs file, articles, biographical materials, financial records, newspaper clippings (1945-1973), lists (1945-1969) of program broadcasts, and other papers. Subjects include anticommunism, civil rights, the John Birch Society, Press Productions, Inc., and the treatment of cancer. Also includes material related to television programs, Big Issue, Keep Posted, and Nation's Press Conference; Southern Center for International Studies, Atlanta, Ga.; and Teleproductions, Inc. Persons represented include Fred Allen, Fidel Castro, J. Frank Dobie, William O. Douglas, Bergen Evans, J. William Fulbright, Barry M. Goldwater, William Best Hesseltine, Granville Hicks, Stuart Holbrook, Sidney Hook, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert H. Humphrey, Zora Neale Hurston, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Victor Lasky, Eugene Lyons, Joseph McCarthy, A.I. Mikoi︠a︡n, Christopher Morley, John Courtney Murray, Richard M. Nixon, Linus Pauling, Channing Pollock, Abraham Ribicoff, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Dean Rusk, Carl Sandburg, William Saroyan, Fred C. Schwarz, Bernard Shaw, Upton Sinclair, Francis Spellman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Stuart Symington, Dorothy Thompson, Peter Viereck, George C. Wallace, Robert Welch, Roy Wilkins, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Philip Wylie.

104,000 items.407 containers plus 20 oversize.24 microfilm reels.164 linear feet.

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