Richard J. O'Melia Collection: Clippings II

  1. "Hushed Colleagues Say Farewell to McCarthy in Senate Services"
    Date: May 6, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Evening World-Herald
    Content: Relates details concerning McCarthy's funeral.

  2. "McCarthy Rites in Senate Monday"
    Date: May 4, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Chicago Sun - Times
    Content: Reports plans for McCarthy's funeral and Senate memorial services and describes reactions, both the kinder comments of American politicians and criticisms of the British Press.

  3. "Letters to the Editor"
    Date: 1957
    Authors: David Harmon, Regina E. Kane, Frederick Carpenter, C.B. Philibert, and P.L. Rohrs
    Published in: The Washington Daily News
    Content: Contains several letters praising McCarthy after his death.

  4. "Letter to Joe"
    Date: 1957
    Authors: Gladys Russell, Ida May Evans, Mrs. V.B.
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Contains several letters praising McCarthy after his death.

  5. "Letters to the Editor"
    Date: 1957
    Authors: Thomas Q. Beesley, Joseph D. Grigsby, and Hilda Lemly
    Published in: The Washington Daily News
    Content: Contains several letters containing opinions supporting and criticizing McCarthy and the reports that have been made about him after his death.

  6. "No One Can Fight Communists with Ethics" (letter to the editor)
    Date: 1957
    Author: Bertha S. Dribble
    Published in: Detroit Times
    Content: Praises McCarthy after his death and defends him against those who criticized him for being unethical in his persecution of alleged Communists.

  7. "Valiant Warrior"
    Date: May 3, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Pittsburgh Sun-Times
    Content: Praises McCarthy after his death.

  8. "'McCarthyism' Analyzed" (letter to the editor)
    Date: 1957
    Author: E.A. Young
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Praises McCarthy and gives a quote by General Lowe vehemently condemning Communism.

  9. "McCarthy at Home for Last Services"
    Date: May 7, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Relates details about the funeral and memorial services honoring McCarthy in his hometown of Appleton, Wisconsin.

  10. "Services for McCarthy in Senate Chambers Monday"
    Date: May 3, 1957
    Author: Herbert Foster
    Published in: The Parkersburg Sentinel
    Content: Reports plans for McCarthy's funeral and memorial services and gives details concerning his death.

  11. "Valiant Warrior" (editorial)
    Date: May 3, 1957
    Author: Burris Jenkins, Jr.
    Published in: Journal American
    Content: Praises McCarthy and mourns his passing.

  12. "Editorial Riles N.H. Senators"
    Date: May 7, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Boston Herald (?)
    Content: Reports on a controversy introduced into the New Hampshire Senate over a resolution introduced by State Senator James P. Rogers to condemn William Loeb, Publisher of the Manchester Union Leader , for using vicious language in attacking Eisenhower for his treatment of McCarthy.

  13. "Senator Joseph R. McCarthy"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Daily News
    Content: Praises McCarthy after his death.

  14. "Stewart Alsop was an Ex-Marxist" (typewritten copy of several quotes from the article, three copies)
    Date: May, 1941
    Author: Stewart Alsop
    Published in: Atlantic Monthly
    Content: Contains several quotes by Paul Crouch criticizing Communism and praising the Alsop brothers for recanting their Communist affiliations and testifying in Congressional investigations.

  15. "Prio Arrested in Miami for Arms Smuggling" (handwritten copy of article)
    Date: December 5, 1953
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Havana Post
    Content: Reports the arrest of Cuban ex-President Dr. Carlo Prio and several of his followers in Miami for smuggling arms to support a revolution in Cuba.

  16. "N.Y. Bishop Dies in China after Months of Torture" (photocopy with other articles on back; see "Bishop Ford, Witness" and "The Death of Bishop Ford")
    Date: September 4, 1952
    Author: Henry R. Lieberman
    Published in: The New York Times
    Content: Tells of the arrest, torture, and death of American Bishop Francis X. Ford at the hands of the Communist government in China.

  17. "Bishop Ford, Witness" (photocopy of article with another article also on the same page, see "The Death of Bishop Ford," and another article on the back, see "NY Bishop Dies in China after Months of Torture")
    Date: 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Tablet
    Content: Relates the details of the arrest, torture, and death of American Bishop Francis X. Ford at the hands of the Communist government in China, and praises Ford as a missionary whose life and death glorified Christ.

  18. "The Death of Bishop Ford" (photocopy of article with another article on the same page, see "Bishop Ford, Witness," and another article on the back, see "NY Bishop Dies in China after Months of Torture")
    Date: 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The New York Times
    Content: Reports the death of American Bishop Francis X. Ford at the hands of the Communist government in China, and sharply criticizes the Chinese government for their treatment of American missionaries.

  19. "To the Editor"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Brooklyn Tablet
    Content: Defends McCarthy against European critics and, in particular, against the claims of Dr. Van Kirk of the National Council of Churches that McCarthyism is a divisive force within America.

  20. "Trotsky Son's Guard Heard at Risk Probe"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Reports that Mark Zborowski, formerly a body guard to Leon Trotsky's son, testified that he was once an agent of the Soviet Secret police, the NKVD, and that they probably still considered him an agent when he came to the United States.

  21. "Fenton Reported Choice as Labor Board Counsel" (typed copy of article)
    Date: January 30, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: New York Times
    Content: States that President Eisenhower has chosen Jerome Fenton of Westport, Connecticut, to be general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

  22. "Probers Link Witness to Dexter White 'Ring'"
    Date: February 16, 1956
    Author: L. Edgar Prina
    Published in: Evening Star
    Content: Reports that the House Un-American Activities Committee accused former government employee Henry Rhine of having been a member of the "Harry Dexter White espionage ring," and that he replied by taking the fifth amendment.

  23. "High Court Rules on 2 NLRB Cases"
    Date: December 11, 1956
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The News
    Content: Reports two recent rulings of the Supreme Court: 1.) That the National Labor Relations Board may not withhold services from any unions whose officers have filed false, noncommunist oaths, and 2.) that the NLRB has discretionary authority to make an employer furnish a union with individual wage rates and hours as an aid to collective bargaining. Claims that in making these decisions the Supreme Court has taken away two of the government's main weapons for fighting Communism.

  24. "Five Balk at Questions on Red Links"
    Date: February 1, 1956
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Washington Post
    Content: Reports that five individuals, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Katz, Lawrence Elkind, Robert Ehrlich, and Robert Greenberg, all pleaded the fifth amendment when questioned about their former affiliations with Communism.

  25. "Witt Refuses to Tag Woman as Communist"
    Date: March 1, 1956
    Author: L. Edgar Prina
    Published in: Evening Star
    Content: Relates that Nathan Witt, former assistant general council of the National Labor Relations Board, refused to tell the House Un-American Activities Committee whether he knew Ruth Weyand Perry as a member of the Communist Party. Also relates details concerning the testimony of Edwin S. Smith and L. Raymond LaVallee, both of whom pleaded the fifth when questioned about former affiliations with Communism.

  26. "Red Probers Assail Denial by Witness"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Recounts in part the testimonies of Mrs. Helen Hill and Mrs. Selma Rein, both of whom pleaded the fifth amendment when questioned about any Communist affiliations in their past.

  27. "Ex-NLRB Aide Bars Immunity Pledge at Quiz"
    Date: February
    Author: L. Edgar Prina
    Published in: Evening Star
    Content: Reports the decision of Washington attorney Jacob H. Krug not to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee concerning his alleged former Communist activities and associations, even if he was promised immunity from criminal prosecution. Also recounts the testimony of Lillian Kurasch before the Committee.

  28. "U.S. Ex-Aide Voids Quiz on Reds"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Dean W. Dittmer
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Relates the testimony of Morris Levine, a Chicago typesetter, and Irving Richter, another former government employee, that they are not now Communists and their refusal to answer questions concerning whether they had any Communist associations in the past. Also reports on the testimony of Bertha Blair, an employee of the National Council of Churches, who also pleaded the fifth amendment when questioned about Communist activities and affiliations in her past.



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