Richard J. O'Melia Collection: Clippings IV

  1. "They Look Exactly Like Modern Republicans to Me!" (political cartoon)
    Date: (?)
    Author: Gib Crockett
    Published in: Washington Star
    Content: Comments upon Alcorn's perception of Jenner, Malone, and McCarthy.

  2. "Ford Urges Chinese Trade"
    Date: January 29, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Washington Daily News
    Content: Reports the claim of Henry Ford II who told auto dealers that U.S. trade with China might help the Chinese rid themselves of Communism.

  3. "It Was No Error: McCarthy Uninvited to White House Fete "
    Date: March 8, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Washington Daily News
    Content: Reports that the Eisenhower administration snubbed McCarthy by inviting to the White House for the second time every Senator except McCarthy.

  4. "Lincoln Day Talks Hail 'Modern GOP'"
    Date: February 1957
    Author: Robert C. Albright
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports and discusses the various definitions of "Modern Republicanism" which were given at Lincoln Day speeches across the country.

  5. "'Bird Dog' Charlie has a Million of 'Em It Seems"
    Date: January 30, 1957
    Author: Henry N. Taylor
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Recounts silly quotes made by several politicians, including 'Bird Dog' Charlie Wilson, the Defense Secretary.

  6. "Teacher's Union Involves Others in Fundraising"
    Date: May 14, 1955
    Author: Mark Hanifin
    Published in: The Tablet (page 1)
    Content: Reports the controversy which has erupted over a proposed resolution before the Board of Education authorizing Superintendent of Schools William Jansen to query teachers and supervisors concerning past Communist Party affiliations. The resolution was adamantly opposed by the Teachers Union.

  7. "Matter of Fact"
    Date: February 13, 1957
    Author: Joseph Alsop
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Relates a discussion held between Alsop and Comrade Laza Ivanovich Popov concerning the connection between the Soviet government and industry.

  8. "Reno Publisher Brands Greenspun Attack 'Damn Lie'"
    Date: October 22, 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Las Vegas Review Journal
    Content: Reports that Joe McDonald, a veteran Reno newspaper publisher, referred to Herman "Hank" Greenspun, a Las Vegas newspaperman, as a "damn liar" for comments he made to the effect that McDonald used political connections to get himself out of a Japanese war prisoner camp during World War II while other less fortunate American soldiers suffered.

  9. " The Washington Post and Times Herald " (clipping with two articles)
    Date: January 11, 1955
    Article #1: "Trial Opens for Red Leader Accused of Giving False Data"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Announces the beginning of the trial of Louis Weinstock, described by the Justice department as a "top Communist leader," for allegedly making false statements to the Subversive Activities Control Board in June 1953.
    Article #2: "Defense Plants Have Reds, Reports Say"
    Author: John Chadwick
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports the announcement of the Senate Investigations Subcommittee that the Communist Party has successfully infiltrated the United States' national defense industry.

  10. "Austrian Hatred Of Soviet Helps American Propaganda"
    Date: May 31, 1955
    Author: Howard Norton
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Explains that Austrian hatred of Russia has bolstered American popularity in Austria.

  11. "Citizens Group Calls of Easing Restrictions on Red Companies " (attached is a pamphlet entitled "More Trade - Less Aid" and an article from Human Events entitled "Trade Not Aid")
    Date: January 10, 19--
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The New York Times
    Content: Reports the petition of several prominent Americans that, with some exceptions, trade restrictions on Communist nations be lifted.

  12. "Swiss Papers Accuse"
    Date: March 26, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports the claim of two influential Swiss newspapers that there exists a letter from the late President Roosevelt making demands on Switzerland similar to demands made by Stalin upon his allies.

  13. "'Brainwashed' Pair To Get Passports"
    Date: March 2, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Evening Star
    Content: Reports that Mrs. Adele Austin rickett and Malcolm Bersohn are being issued passports to return to the United States after being released from years of imprisonment in Communist China.

  14. "The End of the Road - Us"
    Date: June 3, 1954
    Author: John Fox
    Published in: The Boston Post
    Content: Expounds upon the claims that the two immediate results of Communist takeovers of countries are that all the women between the ages of twelve and seventy-two are raped and all clergymen of every denomination are executed.

  15. "US Dollars Being Invested in Peru Boom"
    Date: May 26, 1955
    Author: A.T. Steele
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports that the United States is contributing greatly to the economic boom taking place in Peru.

  16. "Massachusetts Report Links 85 to Communism"
    Date: June 10, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports that the Massachusetts Commission on Communism filed a report with the Senate listing the names of eighty-five persons about whom there is credible evidence that they are affiliated with Communism.

  17. "Campaign Set Against Lawmakers: Attorney to Attack In 16 Counties"
    Date: May 18, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Miami Herald
    Content: Reports that Ellis Rubin has quit his position as special assistant state attorney general and has pledged a campaign against the sixteen members of a house committee who killed a bill that would have made him Florida's official Communist hunter.

  18. "The Evening Star" (clipping with several articles)
    Date: March 30, 1955
    Article #1: "Two Suspended Physicists Reinstated by the Army"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Evening Star
    Content: Reports that two Fort Monmouth physicists who lost their jobs in the wake of a security probe were recently reinstated.
    Article #2: "Admiral Cassady Calls fro Stronger US Defenses"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Evening Star
    Content: Reports the claim of Admiral John H. Cassady, commander-in-chief of United States naval forces in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, that strong ground and naval forces are still needed despite the development of atomic and hydrogen bombs.

  19. "McCarthy files Hints at Red Tinge for NLRB" (photocopy)
    Date: (?)
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published in: Chicago Daily Tribune
    Content: Reports the announcement of McCarthy that he has accumulated a bulky file of evidence involving alleged Communist influences in the National Labor Relations Board.

  20. "Five Outstanding Soldiers Chosen as 1st Division Guests " (10 photocopies)
    Date: August 17, 1954
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Chicago Daily Tribune
    Content: Reports that five outstanding soldiers of the 1st infantry division in Germany will be guests of the 1st Division society at its national convention in Chicago on August 21st to the 23rd. The soldiers included are M/Sgt. Richard E. Report, M/Sgt. James E. Hoch, Sgt. Augst W. Hines, William E. Boothe, and M/Sgt. Theodore L. Dobol.

  21. "Communists Protected; Anti-Red Prosecuted" (handwritten note at top says this article should be given more publicity)
    Date: (?)
    Author: Francis Sullivan
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Relates the case of Miss Miriam DeHaas, who after working for the Loyalty Review Board and in government services for twelve years, was dismissed because it was suspected that she willingly spoke to Senator Joseph McCarthy and leaked to him information concerning specific individuals and their Communist affiliations.

  22. "Where I Stand"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes McCarthy and those in the Republican Party who support him.

  23. " The Milwaukee Journal "
    Date: October 14, 1952
    Article #1: "Tobin Lashes at McCarthy"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports the denouncement of McCarthy by Secretary of Labor Maurice J. Tobin.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Pulls a 'Gromyko' When Challenged to Debate"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports how Senator McCarthy stated during a speech in Nevada that Hank Greenspun, publisher of the Las Vegas Sun , is a Communist, and then walked out when Greenspun challenged him to a debate on the subject.

  24. "Adlai Must Clarify His Stand on Chinese"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Victor Riesel
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Reports the political turmoil caused by a few offhand remarks made by Governor Adlai Stevenson concerning China.

  25. "Faith in Zhukov Doubted"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Ludwell Denny
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes President Eisenhower's apparent confidence in Marshal Georgi Zhukov on the grounds that Zhukov's creditability is questionable.

  26. "A Challenge to the Digest"
    Date: October 21, 1952
    Author: Westbrook Pegler
    Published in: Seattle -----
    Content: Criticizes The Reader's Digest for supporting Irving Brown, on the grounds that he supports the Marxist David Dubinsky.

  27. "Candidates on Ballot"
    Date: October 22, 1952
    Author: Henry M. Jackson and Harry P. Cain
    Published in: Seattle Post - Intelli-----
    Content: Features an column by Jackson as the Democratic Nominee for Senate in which he explains his merits and a column by Cain as Republican Incumbent discussing his accomplishments.

  28. "Kimmel Blames High Officials for Pearl Harbor Debacle"
    Date: December 7, 1954
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Evening Star
    Content: In light of the 13th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, discusses the denial of Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, on of the two commanders that was on the scene during the time of the attack, that he is to blame.

  29. "Blacklisted Broker Determined to Clear his Name in Courts"
    Date: July 1, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports on the battle of Reynoaldo Gubbins to sue the American government for blacklisting him as a traitor and Nazi collaborator sixteen years ago for no apparent cause and with no evidence.

  30. "The Lone Eagle of the Senate" (article reprint)
    Date: February 9, 1952
    Author: Richard Lloyd Jones
    Published in: The Tulsa Tribune
    Content: Praises McCarthy for his opposition to Communism and criticizes those Senators like Douglas and Benton who oppose him or question his methods.

  31. "Just Why Do the Pick on Joe"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Westbrook Pegler
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes presidential candidates Eisenhower and Stevenson for smearing McCarthy in their speeches to the American Legion.

  32. "McCarthy's Speech"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Praises McCarthy's speech in which he used hard, factual evidence to support his accusations of presidential candidate Stevenson's Communist affiliations.

  33. "How to Work Successfully with a Stockbroker" (advertisement)
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Features several short interviews of share owners, all of whom recommend dealing with the New York Stock Exchange for their stockbroking needs.

  34. "G.O.P. Split Wide"
    Date: December 7, 1954
    Author: Constantine Brown
    Published in: The Evening Star
    Content: Discusses the strife expected to surface during the upcoming session of Congress within the Republican Party between the "orthodox" faction, which supports Knowland for Speaker, and the "progressive" faction, which opposes him.

  35. "McCarthy Hits Answers from Hank Greenspun"
    Date: October 19, 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Las Vegas Review Journal
    Content: Recounts and discusses the accusations made by McCarthy against Hank Greenspun, the publisher of the Las Vegas Sun .

  36. "The Real Issue of 1952"
    Date: (?)
    Author: George Sokolsky
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Discusses the importance of Communism as an issue in the upcoming elections in 1952.

  37. "A Man to Hear" (editorial)
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Praises McCarthy and speaks of the importance of his speech to be delivered in Tyler, Texas.

  38. "McCarthy to Talk at Tyler Tonight"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Praises McCarthy and anticipates his speech in Tyler, Texas.

  39. "Ex-FBI Man Hits McCarthy Methods"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Reports that Edward P. Morgan, a former F.B.I. Communist hunter, criticized McCarthy's methods for investigating Communists at a Volunteers for Stevenson rally.

  40. "McCarthy Declares Benton Aids Soviets"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Reports the statement made by McCarthy along the lines that whether or not Senator William Benton is actually a Communist, he is either wittingly or unwittingly aiding the Communist cause by accusing McCarthy of perjury to the Senate in McCarthy's campaign against alleged Communists in the State Department.

  41. "Why Should McCarthy Help Ersatz Republican Lodge Keep his Seat?"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Westbrook Pegler
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes Senator Henry Lodge for not being a strong enough Republican, and speaks against the prospect of McCarthy going to Massachusetts and supporting him in his reelection campaign.

  42. "Lewis Writes on 'You've Never Had It So Good'"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Fulton Lewis Jr.
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes the claim of the Democrats that those who work for the government "never had it so good."

  43. "West Virginia's Red Issue Eyed by Both Parties"
    Date: October 15, 1952
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published in: Chicago Daily Tribune
    Content: Comments upon the recent revelations of West Virginia Senator Kilgore's Communist affiliations.

  44. "McCarthy's Talk in Vegas Said to be Non-Political"
    Date: October 12, 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Las Vegas R---- Journal
    Content: Discusses expectations for the speech McCarthy is to make on October 13 in Las Vegas at the War Memorial building.

  45. "McCarthy's Help Now at Premium"
    Date: 1952
    Author: Westbrook Pegler
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes Senator Henry Lodge for not being a strong enough Republican, and speaks against the prospect of McCarthy going to Massachusetts and supporting him in his reelection campaign.

  46. "Lodge's Deception"
    Date: October 6, 1952
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Seattle (?) Times
    Content: Criticizes Lodge for attacking Kennedy and for having an inordinate amount of absences from the Senate while important votes were being made.

  47. "Reds at Your Fingertips"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Announces the publishing of a guide to all Congressional Investigations of Communism and Subversive Activities from 1918 to 1956.

  48. "Senator McCarthy Will Vote for Ike"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Reports McCarthy's announcement that he will vote for Eisenhower and not Stevenson in the upcoming presidential election.

  49. "Mr. Butler's Repentance"
    Date: October 17, 1956
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Washington Post
    Content: Criticizes Butler for his smear tactics used in a Maryland election six years ago.

  50. " Daily Worker "
    Date: October 19, 1954
    Article #1: "Gore Urges McCarthy to Resign to Spare Senate 'Humiliation'"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Daily Worker
    Content: Relates how Leroy Gore, the founder of the "Joe Must Go" campaign against Senator McCarthy, wrote a letter to McCarthy demanding that he resign from Senate so as to spare the American people the humiliation of having to censure him.
    Article #2: "Gerson on Radio Cites Anti-McCarthy Trend"
    Author: (?)
    Published in: Daily Worker
    Content: Reports the radio declaration of Simon W. Gerson, legislative chairman of the New York Communist Party, that Elizabeth Gurley Flynn's campaign for Congress symbolizes the right of Americans to vote for whomever they please despite McCarthy's battle to the contrary.

  51. "How Big Can a Lie Get?" (flyer with copies of an article from the Milwaukee Journal and two letters on it)
    Date: 1951
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Has a copy of an editorial from the Milwaukee Journal in which the author makes the claim that McCarthy has lied about the amount of ammunition that the army has dumped into the Bay of Bengal, and then a copy of two letters which prove that McCarthy was telling the truth.

  52. "?"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published in: (?)
    Content: Features a picture of a crowd of people.

  53. "Citizens' Group Calls for Easing of Restrictions on Red Commerce" (attached is an article from Human Events entitled "Trade not Aid" which advocates the removal of tariffs and other trade restrictions and a flyer entitled "More Trade - Less Aid" which contains similar ideas)
    Date: January 10, 19--
    Author: (?)
    Published in: New York Times
    Content: Reports that forty-seven leading Americans urged that with some exceptions restrictions on trade with Communist nations be removed.


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