Richard J. O'Melia Collection: Oversize Articles II

  1. "P. Bernard Nortman"
    Date: various dates
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Files of the State Department concerning Mr. Nortman
    Content: "1. Memorandum to Mr. Peurifoy, through Mr. Robinson, from Mr. Fitch, dated June 16, 1947; 2. Communication from the Philadelphia division of the Security agency of the State Department addressed to the Chief Special Agent in Washington, D.C. dated June 9, 1947; 3. Communication from Mr. J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI to Federick B. Lyon, Director of the Office of Controls, classified personal and confidential and delivered by special messenger. The letter was dated August 2, 1946; 4. Communication from Mr. J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI to Federick B. Lyon, Director of the Office of Controls, classified personal and confidential and delivered by special messenger. The letter was dated August 23, 1946; 5. Communication from Mr. J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI to Federick B. Lyon, Director of the Office of Controls, classified personal and confidential and delivered by special messenger. The letter was dated January 30, 1947; 6. Civil Service form 57 contained in the file revealed the following information...; 7. Unsigned Memorandum from the FBI dated July 11, 1947; 8. Transcript of Hearings; 9. Transcript of Hearings; 10. Transcript of Hearings; 11. Memorandum to Counsel ACOPS from Hamilton Robinson dated April 1, 1947"

  2. "Summary of Actions Which Have had the Effect of Decreasing Incentives for Military Service"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "A basic commissary statute has existed since 1866. The statute of 1884 prescribed that sales of 'subsistence supplies ... shall be made at cost price only.' Military personnel were therefore usually able to purchase subsistence at lower prices than were charged in civilian stores. The resulting lower cost-of-living compensated in part for the fact that military salaries were generally lower than civilian pay for comparable jobs." {5 pp}

  3. "An Analysis of the Privilege Against Self-incrimination with Arguments for and Against its Modification"
    Date: December 24, 1953
    Author: American Law Division
    Published for/in: The Library of Congress: Legislative Reference Service
    Content: Outlined in four areas: Historical development; Scope of the privilege; Compelling testimony under grant of immunity; Should the privilege against self-incrimination be repealed?

  4. "Suggested Method of Handling Program at Auditorium Night of October 17th"
    Date: October 7, 1952
    Author: C. Andrade, III
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "Have the Hillbilly band and singers report to the High School Auditorium at 6:30 for instructions on music they will play from time to time on the radio between 7:00 and 8:30. The only radio station we have for this time is the Tyler Station."

  5. "Proposal at Council on Islamic Affairs"
    Date: December 30, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Council on Islamic Affairs
    Content: "To finance the broadening of the scope of activity of the Council on Islamic Affairs to permit it to attain the following objectives: 1. To assume the role of the most significant public opinion molding body in the field of American-Middle Eastern relations. 2. At the same time to maintain and strengthen the present pro-American, anti-Communist administration of the Council so that it can reflect this attitude in its dealings with both American and Middle Eastern public opinion groups. 3. To give the Council freedom of action to mobilize American industry behind those elements in the United States favorable to a pro-American, anti-Communist foreign policy toward the nations of the Near and Middle East. 4. To erect a formidable "

  6. "Extract from Broadcast Fulton Lewis, Jr. -- Mutual Network. In Response: Alfred Friendly, Managing Editor, the Washington Post"
    Date: February 3, 1956
    Author: Fulton Lewis and Alfred Friendly
    Published for/in: Extract from Broadcast
    Content: "In New York, Paul Hughes, the man who posed as an investigator for the McCarthy Committee and sold phony information and documents to a group of fanatical McCarthy haters for a total of almost 12 thousand dollars, was acquitted by a Federal Court jury last night, and it has been announced that no further prosecution against him will be attempted."

  7. "Extract from Broadcast Fulton Lewis, Jr. -- Mutual Network. In Response: Alfred Friendly, Managing Editor, the Washington Post"
    Date: January 16, 1956
    Author: Fulton Lewis and Alfred Friendly
    Published for/in: Extract from Broadcast
    Content: "In New York today, a bizarre trial got underway in Federal Court, which throws back to the days of the Army McCarthy hearings, and the election campaign of that years, 1954."

  8. "Analysis of Charges Against McCarthy - Editors Convene, Hear Notable Addresses"
    Date: April 18, 1954
    Author: William Randolph Hearst, Jr.
    Published for/in: San Francisco Examiner
    Content: "All year around American newspaper editors kid the great American custom of conventioning. But you guessed it, we have one of our own each year here in the Capital." Asterix and comments in pencil made throughout.

  9. "Stewart Alsop was an Ex-Marxist"
    Date: May, 1941
    Author: Steward Alsop
    Published for/in: Wanted: A Faith to Fight For, Atlantic Monthly
    Content: "... Be that as it may; many people, especially young people, sought the alternative and found it, if not in Communism, at least in an approximation of Marxism."

  10. "June 17 as 'Freedom Day'"
    Date: March 12, 1954
    Author: N. de Rochefort
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "The bloody events of June 17, 1953 in Berlin and in East Germany could have been used as a major theme of a world-wide agitation campaign against Communism and the Soviets in attacking them as 'enslaving the labor' and maintaining puppet Governments in conquered countries by the sole force of bayonets."

  11. "Some Pertinent Facts About the Support Program"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "The Republican Party can take the credit for the Farm Support Program. This Program has proved very popular with farmers, rural bankers, and constructive merchants, as it gives a floor and security to the entire rural population. Such a program makes it possible for the rural people to buy the necessary manufactured products which in turn helps labor and industry throughout the United States. Let's look at the record." {19 PP} Corrections made in red throughout.

  12. "Libel"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "A libel is a malicious publication, expressed either in printing or writing, or by signs and pictures, tending either to blacken the memory of one dead or the reputation of one who is alive, and expose him to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule. In its most general and comprehensive sense it may be said that any publication that is injurious to the reputation of another is a 'libel'."

  13. "Congressional and State Legislative Hearings and Reports on Investigations of Subversive Activities, 1938-1954"
    Date: 1938-1954
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: List of titles and number of volumes. {3pp}


  14. Date: last week of July 1953
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "During the last week of July 1953 (app. 28-29) a secret 'Rep. Political Strategy' (53-54) meeting was convened at the White House. Some of the personnel attending were -- Pres. Eisenhower, Atty. Gen. Brownell, Sen. H. Ferguson, Sen. Jenner, Mr. Morris, Leonard W. Hall, Senator McCarthy, Francis D. Flanagan (Counsel), Rep. Velde..." {4pp}

  15. "Proposed Draft"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "Because of his defeat in a close race in the elections, Congressman Charles J. Kersten of the 5th district of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), should now be considered for the new federal judgeship for the Eastern district of my state. Kersten is the only one of the eight Republican Congressmen from Wisconsin who will not return to the House." {2pp}

  16. "International Civil Aviation Organization"
    Date: January 10, 1953
    Author: Legal Committee
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "Summary of the work of the legal committee during its ninth session" {24pp}

  17. "The Fort Monmouth Security Investigations"
    Date: August 1953-April 1954
    Author: The Scientists' Committee on Loyalty and Security
    Published for/in: Security Investigation
    Content: "...The Federation of American Scientists is a nation-wide organization, representing all fields of science and engineering, which is concerned with the impact of scientific developments on the national and international scene. It has worked consistently for a public policy which will further U.S. science and to insure the effective utilization of scientific progress by governments."

  18. "The 'Why' and the 'Wherefore'"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Joaquin R. Roces
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: "I first became interested in the study of communism when I was nineteen. To a certain extant, I was then almost convinced that the Communists were not as bad as they were described."

  19. "The HUK Situation"
    Date: December 1956
    Author: Joaquin R. Roces
    Published for/in: Manilla Times
    Content: First and Second Series: "An Appraisal"; Third Series: "Parliamentary Struggle: its meaning"; Last Series: "Continuing Threat"


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