Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002).

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McGrory, Mary, 1918-2004. Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002).

Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002).

Correspondence, speeches and writings, notebooks and notes, subject files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist. Documents her work as a book reviewer for the Boston Herald Traveler and columnist for the Washington Post and Washington Star. Subjects include local news, U.S. political affairs, foreign policy, and family matters. Topics represented include arms control; Army-McCarthy Controversy; children; Bill Clinton-Monica S. Lewinsky affair; Iran-Contra Affair; the Iraq War; Ireland; John F. Kennedy's assassination; Middle East; Nicaragua; the Persian Gulf; presidential campaigns from 1956 to 2000; the press; St. Ann's Infant and Maternity Home in Hyattsville, Md.; social security; terrorism and the September 11 terrorist attacks, 2001; Clarence Thomas's nomination to the Supreme Court; Vietnam and the Vietnam War; strike at the Washington Star in 1958 and its demise in 1981; and the entry of the U.S. into World War II. Includes material concerning McGrory's Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for her coverage of the Watergate Affair and notebooks of McGrory's personal assistant, Tina Toll. Individuals represented include George Bush, George W. Bush, Edward Moore Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Clarence Thomas. Correspondents include Samuel R. Berger, Art Buchwald, Blair Clark, Max Cleland, Bill Clinton, Andrew Mark Cuomo, Mario Matthew Cuomo, George Darden, Maureen Dowd, Sam J. Ervin, Gerald R. Ford, Barney Frank, Phil Gailey, Newt Gingrich, Barry M. Goldwater, Donald E. Graham, Anthony Lewis, Gould Lincoln, Sol M. Linowitz, Gordon Manning, Abigail Q. McCarthy, Eugene J. McCarthy, David G. McCullough, Ralph McGill, George S. McGovern, Sarah M. McGrory, Martin T. Meehan, Daniel P. Moynihan, Newbold Noyes, Robert Redford, Elliot L. Richardson, Tim Russert, Peter F. Secchia, Sargent Shriver, Stephen J. Solarz, Thomas Winship, Bob Woodward, and Edwin M. Yoder.

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McGrory, Mary, 1918-2004

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Journalist. Full name: Mary Dorothy McGrory. From the description of Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132926 Biographical Note 1918, Aug. 22 Born, Boston, Mass. 1939 A.B., Emmanuel College, Boston, Mass. ...

Manning, Gordon, 1917-2006

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McCullough, David G.

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Cleland, Max, 1942-

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Max Cleland was born in 1942 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia State Senate, 1971 to 1975; served as director of the Veterans Administration, 1977 to 1981; served as Georgia's Secretary of State, 1983 to 1996; and was a U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1996 to 2003. From the description of Cleland, Max, 1942- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568016 ...

Secchia, Peter F., 1937-

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Winship, Thomas

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McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005

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Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Graham, Donald E., 1945-

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Meehan, Martin T. (Martin Thomas), 1956-

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Martin Thomas Meehan (b. Dec. 30, 1956, Lowell, Mass.) began his political career on the staff to the mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1978 and 1979. From 1979 to 1981, he was press assistant to United States Representative James M. Shannon of Massachusetts, and from 1981 to 1984, he was head research analyst, joint committee on election laws, to the Massachusetts State Senate. He then became director of public affairs for the Massachusetts secretary of state in 1985 and 1986. On January 3, 19...

Cuomo, Andrew Mark, 1957-

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Richardson, Elliot L., 1920-1999

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U.S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Elliot L. Richardson, 1780-1991 (bulk 1947-1991). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009619 From the description of Audio materials, 1961-1984 (bulk 1962 and 1974) [sound recording]. 1961-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36045043 Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Lee Richardson : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University ...

Lincoln, Gould, 1880-1974

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George Gould Lincoln (1880-1974) graduated from Yale University in 1902 and worked for the Washington Times from 1903 to 1909. He was an editor and columnist for the Washington Evening Star (which later became the Washington Star-News) from 1909 to 1974. He specialized in political reporting, and wrote stories about every president from Theodore Roosevelt to Gerald R. Ford. He covered every national political convention from 1920 to 1960. Although he formally retired from the Washington Star-New...

Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011

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Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...

Frank, Barney, 1940-....

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Russert, Tim, 1950-2008

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Lewis, Anthony, 1927-2013

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Newspaper columnist and author. From the description of Papers of Anthony Lewis, 1941-1975 (bulk 1963-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132103 ...

Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985

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Ervin was a North Carolina member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. From the description of TLS, 1968 October 8, Washington, D.C. to Bishop Earl G. Hunt / Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 43052717 Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, U.S. senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties. Ervin was first appointed to the N.C. General Assembly in 1923, where he also served in 1925 an...

McCarthy, Abigail Q. (Abigail Quigley)

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McGrory, Sarah M.

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Darden, George, 1943-

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George "Buddy" Darden (1943- ), U.S. Representative for the Seventh District of Georgia (1983-1995), born in Sparta, Georgia. From the description of George Darden papers, 1984-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477787 ...

Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998

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Barry Goldwater has been a senator from Arizona since 1952. In 1964, he ran for the Presidency on the Republican ticket, against Lyndon Johnson. From the guide to the Barry Goldwater Collection, 1964., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Barry M. Goldwater : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158467 Senator Barry M. Goldwater -...

Solarz, Stephen J.

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Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Stephen J. Solarz : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513449 ...

McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

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Linowitz, Sol M., 1913-2005

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Lawyer, diplomat, U.S. presidential advisor, and businessman. From the description of Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 (bulk 1946-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060260 Lawyer, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727043 From the description of Reminiscences of Sol Myron Linowitz : oral history, 1976. (Columbia ...

McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969

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Ralph McGill, as editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution, was a leading voince for racial and ethnic tolerance in the South from the 1940s through the 1960s. As an influential daily columnist, he broke the code of silence on the subject of segregation, chastising a generation of demagogues, timid journalists, and ministers who feared change. When the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregated schools in 1954 and southern demagogues led defiance of the court, segregationists vilified McGill ...

Bush, George, 1924-2018

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George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...

Redford, Robert

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American actor, film director, and producer; b. Charles Robert Redford, Jr., 1937. From the description of Robert Redford collection, 1963-1979. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969349 ...

Cuomo, Mario Matthew

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St. Ann's Infant and Maternity Home (Hyattsville, Md.)

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Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003

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Educator, ambassador, senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Daniel P. Moynihan : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147598 Moynihan taught government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Daniel P. Moynihan, 1976. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973257 Public official, diplomat, educator, and U.S. senator from New York. From the description of Papers, 1786-1...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Gingrich, Newt

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U.S. representative of Georgia. From the description of Newt Gingrich note, 1995 January 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983690 Newton L. Gingrich born 17 June, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pa. Attended Emory University (BA, 1965) and Tulane University (PhD., 1968). Taught at West Georgia College, Carrollton, Ga., 1970-1978. Republican congressman for the Sixth Congressional District of Georgia in the U. S. Congress, 1978-1998. Minority Whip (101st-103rd congresses). Speaker of...

Berger, Samuel R.

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Clark, Blair, 1917-2000

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Blair Clark was a journalist and political activist who held many positions in both spheres. While at Harvard University Clark befriended classmate John F. Kennedy. The two would remain in touch throughout Kennedy's political career, and Clark and Jacqueline Kennedy would correspond for decades. Other notable people with whom Clark was close include poet Robert Lowell and journalist Theodore H. White. Clark served as General Manager of CBS News from 1961-1964, and later ...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Buchwald, Art.

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Newbold Noyes, 1918-1997

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Gailey, Phil

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Clinton, Bill, 1946-

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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...

Toll, Tina

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Woodward, Bob, 1943-....

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On June 18, 1972, a Washington Post front page story reported the previous day's break-in at the Democratic National Committee's office in the Watergate complex in Washington, DC. Five men were arrested while attempting to photograph documents and place bugging devices in the offices. The White House dismissed the crime as a "third-rate burglary," and much of the nation's media soon dropped interest in what some jokingly referred to as "the Watergate caper." But two of the reporters...

Dowd, Maureen

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United States. Supreme Court

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Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...

Yoder, Edwin M. (Edwin Milton), 1934-

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Edwin M. Yoder (1934- ), native North Carolinian, journalist, writer, and journalism professor. A 1956 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Yoder wrote editorials and columns for the Charlotte News, 1958-1961; the Greensboro Daily News, 1961-1964 and 1965-1975; the Washington Star, 1975-1981, where he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979; and the Washington Post Writers Group syndicate, 1981-1996. He taught history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1964-1965, and, in 1991, be...

Lewinsky, Monica S. (Monica Samille), 1973-

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Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-

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George Walker Bush (b. July 6, 1946) served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He was also the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He was born July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Conn. to George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Bush. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry. Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned th...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Thomas, Clarence, 1948-

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McGrory family.

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