Oversize Clippings IX

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Rep. Walter defends Un-American Activities Group in 'Abolition' Film"
    Date: December 18, 1960
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post
    Content: Contains a series of letters in which Francis E. Walter, chair of the House Un-American Activities Committee, responds to several editorials in The Washington Post in which Operation Abolition , a film prepared by the committee, is criticized.

  2. "Matter of Fact: Memo for Businessmen" (editorial)
    Date: February 18, 1957
    Author: Joseph Alsop
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (page A13)
    Content: Explains the ins and outs of Soviet industry.

  3. "The Washington Daily News"
    Date: February 7, 1957
    Article #1: "Kremlinites vs. 'Titoists': Attempted Vote 'Steal' Embroils U.S. Communists in Faction Row"
    Author: Jack Steel
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Reports that the pro-Moscow faction of the U.S. Communist Party is trying to rig the election of delegates to the party's national convention.
    Article #2: "U.S. and Poland in Secret Talks"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Reports that the U.S. And Poland have been having secret talks in Washington concerning formal negotiations for economic aide to Poland.

  4. "The New York Times" (complete section 4)
    Date: May 5, 1957
    Article #1: "The World"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 1E)
    Content: Recounts the history of the Cold War, beginning with NATO and tracing the development of nuclear weapons.
    Article #2: "The Nation"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 2E)
    Content: Recants some of the actions of Senator McCarthy over the past decade.
    Article #3: "McCarthy's Influence an Uncertain Factor"
    Author: Arthur Krock
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 3E)
    Content: Discuss the political significance of McCarthy's death.
    Article #4: "Comments on Events in the Middle East" (two political cartoons)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 3E)
    Content: One cartoon comments upon Russian military aid to Egypt, the other on King Hussein of Jordan's refusal to accept aid from the Soviet Union.
    Article #5: "Russian Offers Pose Problems for the Allies"
    Author: Thomas J. Hamilton
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 3E)
    Content: Discusses the interplay of the U.S. And its allies and the Soviet Union in the process of disarmament.
    Article #6: "The International Derby" (political cartoon)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page 3E)
    Content: Comments upon the slowness of disarmament talks in comparison with the arms race taking place between the United States and the Soviet Union.
    Article #7: "Aid to Poland"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page E9)
    Content: Comments upon the possibility that any U.S. aid given to Poland may unwittingly be aiding the Soviet Union.
    Article #8: "Japan Becomes a Field for Communist Pressure"
    Author: Robert Trumbull
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page E9)
    Content: Discusses pressures put upon the Japanese government by Communist China.
    Article #9: "Anyone for Hara-Kiri" (political cartoon)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times (Page E9)
    Content: Comments upon the danger that Japan may fall to Communism.

  5. "McCarthy Book to be Published"
    Date: ?, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?) (Page 64L)
    Content: Reports that Senator McCarthy was in the process of writing a book on Congressional investigations when he was stricken with the illness which eventually killed him, and that this book is to be published.

  6. "Geneva New Look Gave Confidence to Communists" (photocopy)
    Date: October 29, 1955
    Author: Francis Carroll
    Published for/in: The Tablet
    Content: Discusses the movement of the Communist Party in the United States from an underground organization as it has increased its aboveground activities.

  7. " The Washington Post and Times Herald " (photocopied articles)
    Date: November 1, 1955
    Article #1: "Russians See Dalecarlia, Miss Dagmar's Classic Lines"
    Author: Robert C. Albrook
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (Page 8)
    Content: Reports the activities of Russian officials on tour of the United States.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Hunted Reds Alone, Colleagues Testify"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (Page 27)
    Content: Reports the testimony of three of McCarthy's fellow subcommittee members, Everett M. Dirksen, Karl E. Mundt, and Charles E. Potter, that McCarthy was alone in his pursuit of Communism during the hearings held during 1953 and 54.

  8. "We Still Like Joe"
    Date: July 16, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Daily News
    Content: Praises McCarthy and his accomplishments despite his censure by the Senate.

  9. "No Title"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Gives the definition of a "liberal" according to an unnamed liberal.

  10. "Rough Jolt Ahead" (letter to the editor)
    Date: 1956 or earlier
    Author: Jacob Seliger
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Predicts that anti-anti-Communists who opposed McCarthy will have a hard time in the upcoming elections of 1956.

  11. "Link Fritchey, Rauh to Joe Smear"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Norma Abrams and Neal Patterson
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports that Clayton Fritchey, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Joseph L. Rauh, Jr., the national chairman of Americans for Democratic Action, were the masterminds of a conspiracy to discredit Senator Joseph McCarthy.

  12. "Congress Off the Hook: Joe Showed the Way"
    Date: July 16, 1955
    Author: George Rothwell Brown
    Published for/in: Journal American
    Content: Criticizes Congress for refusing to pass a resolution proposed by McCarthy concerning the council in Geneva and then passing a resolution nearly identical proposed by Senator Knowland, who has opposed McCarthy in the past.

  13. "No Title" (letter to the editor)
    Date: (?)
    Author: Mary Collins, Brooklyn
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Supports McCarthy and promises to pray for him daily.

  14. "Jury to Get Hughes Lying Case Today"
    Date: (?)
    Author: Norma Abrams
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Announces that the case of Air Force veteran Paul H. Hughes, accused of lying to a federal grand jury, will go to the jury today.

  15. "Vital Questions" (editorial)
    Date: July 9, 1955 (has date of July 12 handwritten on it)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: New York Journal - American
    Content: Praises the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the right of State agencies to refuse employment to individuals who refuse to answer questions about their past Communist affiliations.

  16. "Counsel Terms Hughes 'Louse'"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports that the defense council admits that Paul Hughes, the defendant, is a 'louse,' but that this fact does not prove his guilt.

  17. "These Days: Foreign Bond Validation"
    Date: (?)
    Author: George Sokolosky
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports problems caused by bonds stolen by the Russians from German banks when Berlin was taken resurfacing.

  18. "Undercover Agent Tells of Red Cells in Colleges"
    Date: September 26, 1956
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (Page B16)
    Content: Reports of undercover F.B.I. agents discovering Communist cells at Yale and University of Connecticut.

  19. "Defense Official's Wife Got an Army Contract"
    Date: January 4, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Washington News
    Content: Reports the announcement of Chairman John L. McClellan of the Senate Investigating subcommittee that staff members would be looking into the award of a $834,150 Army contract to the wife of an assistant defense secretary.

  20. "Hill Unit Hears Report on Political-Funds Use"
    Date: December 13, 1956
    Author: John A. Goldsmith
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (Page A9)
    Content: Reports that an independent campaign group testified before the Senate that it raised $50,000 for a single unnamed Senate candidate.

  21. "C.P. Case to Direct Fund for Republic" (photocopy)
    Date: May 27, 1953
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The New York Times
    Content: Reports that Congressman C.P. Case will resign in the fall to head the Ford Foundation Agency.

  22. "Is McCarthyism the Fight for America?"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Star-Mirror
    Content: Announces that McCarthy will be speaking in a high school auditorium in Tyler, Texas, on October 17 and encourages attendance.

  23. "McCormack Resolution: Was GOP Outsmarted?"
    Date: June 1955
    Author: George Rothwell Brown
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Criticizes the Senate for not passing a resolution by McCarthy and then passing a resolution almost exactly identical to it proposed by McCormack.

  24. "U.S. Lawyers Scanning Morgenthau Diaries"
    Date: October 26, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Evening Star
    Content: Reports that government lawyers are examining diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr., former Secretary of the Treasury, in an effort to decide if disclosure of their contents by Senate investigators and others would be against national interest. The Senate is interested in Monrenthau's diaries because of his connections to Harry White, whom General Brownwell and Senator Eastland have pegged as a Communist.

  25. "Peress Report Assails Army"
    Date: July 15, 1955
    Author: Herbert Foster
    Published for/in: Times Herald
    Content: Reports that the Senate Investigating Subcommittee released a final report blasting the Army for mishandling the celebrated case of former Major Irving Peress.

  26. "More Morganthau Files Studied in White Case"
    Date: October 27, 1955
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald
    Content: Reports the announcement of former Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. that Senate investigators want to make public parts of his personal diaries that mention Harry White, a suspected Communist.

  27. "Honor Deceased Enemy of Soviet" (not full article, second page continuation)
    Date: August 24, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tablet
    Content: Praises McCarthy and defends him against his critics.

  28. " Milwaukee Journal " (series of clipped articles pasted to paper, attached is a note from "H" asking O'Melia to note from the Milwaukee Journal edition from May 13 a story about the U.S. attorney job.)
    Date: May 13, 1954
    Article #1: "Nine in Race for US Post"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Announces that Charles F. Nolan has withdrawn from the race for United States attorney for the eastern district of Wisconsin.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Recall Drive is Extended to June 5"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that the organizers of the "Joe Must Go" campaign have extended the deadline for their petition to June 5.
    Article #3: "Kohler Slaps McCarthy for High Supports Stand"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that Wisconsin's Governor Kohler criticized McCarthy for his stand that dairy farmers should get 100% of parity supports.
    Article #4: "Young GOP Chairman Hit"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports criticism incited by Charles Zepp, Chairman of the Young Republicans, for his adamant support of McCarthy and condemnation of all those opposed to McCarthy for being Communists
    Article #5: "County GOP Talks Ended"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that negotiations aimed at a merger of two warring Republican organizations in Milwaukee county, the county Republican volunteers and the Constitutional Republican Party of Milwaukee, has been halted.
    Article #6: "State GOP Narrows DA Choice"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports that after the withdrawal of Charles F. Nolan from the race for the new U.S. District Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin candidates still in the running include Harvey Kaiser, Leonard C. Fons, Paul Pike Pullen, and David V. Jennings Jr.
    Article #7: "Split GOP Groups Stall Merger Talks"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports that negotiations between the Republican Party of Milwaukee County and insurgent group the Constitutional Republican Party have broken down.
    Article #8: "Franke Wants Ouster Issue Put to Club"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports that state Senator Harry F. Franke has agreed to attend a closed meeting of the North Shore Republican Club executive committee at which the final decision will be reached as to whether he will be expelled form the organization for allying himself with the Joe Must Go movement.
    Date: May 10, 1954
    Article #1: "Ike Supporter Joins 'Recall'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that Chester G. Roberts, former Chairman of the Milwaukee County Young Republicans and Republican nominee for State Treasurer in 1940, has joined the movement to recall Senator McCarthy.
    Article #2: "Amoth to Run for Governor"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Announces that Ralph F. Amoth, an ardent McCarthy supporter, has decided to try for the Republican nomination for governor against Kohler.
    Article #3: "Parity Stand Hit as 'Phony'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports accusations of Elliot N. Walstead, the State Democratic Party chairman, and Horace Wilkie, vice chairman, that McCarthy's endorsement of farm price supports at 100% of parity is 'phony.'
    Article #4: "GOP Holding Peace Talks"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that negotiations are taking place between the mainstream Republican Party and the insurgent Constitutional Republican Party of Milwaukee.
    Article #5: "Gore Protests Recall Probe"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports the claim of Le Roy Gore, Sauk City editor and leader of the Joe Must Go movement, that the subpoena for him to appear for questioning before the Sauk county district attorney was contrived to thwart his efforts to recall Senator McCarthy.

  29. "McCarthy Dead; Liver Illness Fatal to Senator at 47 "
    Date: (?)
    Author: Richard L. Lyons
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Relates the details of McCarthy's death due to liver failure.

  30. "Probers Continue Undaunted"
    Date: June 18, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 7)
    Content: Reports that the House Un-American Activities subcommittee opened hearings to discover whether Communism has infiltrated the professions of San Francisco, despite the suicide of William K. Sherwood, a prospective witness.

  31. "Moscow and Tito"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports that there have been indications that the Soviet Union would like to improve relations with President Tito of Yugoslavia.

  32. "Wisconsin Group Raps President on McCarthy Snub"
    Date: March 8, 1957
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page B-15)
    Content: Recounts a letter written to President Eisenhower by the Republican Statutory Committee criticizing Eisenhower for not inviting Senator McCarthy to a single social function at the White House.

  33. "Joseph R. McCarthy"
    Date: 1957
    Author: Eric Sevareid
    Published for/in: The Reporter (page 2)
    Content: Transcript of a recent CBS radio broadcast which praises the late Senator McCarthy and criticizes those Senators who voted for his censure.

  34. "Cop Protection of Rally Asked"
    Date: November 20, 1954
    Author:(?)
    Published for/in: The Times-Picayune
    Content: Reports that Kent H. Courtney, a New Orleans businessman who is leading a drive to enlist support for Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy, appealed for police protection at a rally.

  35. "The 'New' CAB Has the Capacity" (editorial, typewritten copy)
    Date: August 13, 1956
    Author: Wayne W. Parrish
    Published for/in: American Aviation Magazine
    Content: Positively evaluates recent changes made to the Civil Aeronautics Board, including the replacement of Chairman Ross Risley by James R. Durfee and the appointment of new member G. Joseph Minetti.
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