Oversize Clippings VI

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. " The Catholic Standard " (entire edition)
    Date: May 10, 1957
    Article #1: "McCarthy Eulogized as Patriot"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Catholic Standard (page 1)
    Content: Describes the sermon given and details of a Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass offered by Archbishop O'Boyle at St. Matthew's Cathedral on behalf of the late Senator Joseph McCarthy.
    Article #2: "Whole World Owes Debt to Diem, Communist Foe"
    Author: Father Patrick O'Connor, S.S.C.
    Published for/in: The Catholic Standard (page 2)
    Content: Praises Ngo Dinh Diem, the Catholic President of Vietnam, for his work in preventing the Communists from taking over Vietnam.
    Article #3: "Senator McCarthy"
    Author: Msgr. John K. Cartwright
    Published for/in: The Catholic Standard (page 10)
    Content: Contains a copy of the text of the sermon delivered by Monsignor Cartwright at the Requiem Mass at St. Matthew's Cathedral for Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

  2. "Predicts America's Doom Unless People Wake Up" (two copies, photocopy of pamphlet excerpt)
    Date: July 30, 1955
    Author: Rt. Rev. William C. McGrath, S.F.M., P.A.
    Published for/in: The Tablet
    Content: Predicts that Communists will take over the Free World within the next ten to fifteen years without any bloodshed because of American apathy and Communist propaganda.

  3. " The Tablet: A Catholic Weekly "
    Date: August 24, 1957
    Article #1: "Senators Honor Deceased Enemy of Soviet Agents"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tablet (page 1)
    Content: Describes several eulogies and speeches made and editorials written praising the late Senator McCarthy and mourning his death.
    Article #2: "'Tourists' in Red China Abetted by U.S. Silliness: Newsletter Ridicules Attention Being Paid to the 'Fearless Forty' Duped by the Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tablet (page 1)
    Content: Describes an article in the newsletter Counterattack which ridicules forty individuals who were invited by Communists to attend the World Youth Festival in Moscow.
    Article #3: "Extent of Soviet Espionage Shown: Sudetan Report and Morros Revelations Cause Concern Here"
    Author: J.J. Gilbert
    Published for/in: The Tablet (page 2)
    Content: Describes and discusses a document brought to the attention of the public by Illinois Representative Timothy P. Sheehan, given to him by the Sudetan German National Expellee Association, which states that there a super-organization called the "Communist Security System" which controls all those lands where the Communists have seized control.
    Article #4: "Court has Given Joy to the Reds: Policewoman Quotes Speeches at Rally of Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tablet (page 2)
    Content: Reports the findings of Miss Stephanie Horvath, an undercover policewoman who has infiltrated the Communist Party, that the recent Supreme Court Rulings concerning the Smith Act have done much to help the Communist cause and rally Communist numbers.

  4. "McCarthy File Hints at Red Tinge for NLRB: Picture 'Frightening' Senator Says" (two photocopies)
    Date: November 2, 1955
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (H Part 1 - Page 3)
    Content: Reports the claim of Senator Joseph McCarthy that he has accumulated a bulky file of evidence that Communists have deeply infiltrated the National Labor Relations Board.

  5. "The Coming Red Dictatorship"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Common Sense: The Nation's Communist Paper
    Content: Warns of the secret plot that has been put into effect by a group of Asiatic Marxist Jews who are attempting to take over the world. Participants in this conspiracy include Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, and Sidney James Wienberg.

  6. " Daily Worker " (photocopy)
    Date: October 12, 1945
    Article #1: "Assails US 'Gunboat Policy' in China: Rep. Mansfield Asks Hands Off"
    Author: Art Shields
    Published for/in: Daily Worker (page 1)
    Content: Reports that Representative Michael Mansfield of Montana denounced America's interference with the civil war taking place in China between Kuomintang forces led by Chiang Kai-shek and Communist forces.
    Article #2: "'West Bloc' Plan Is War - Izvestia"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Daily Worker (page 2)
    Content: Reports the claim of the Soviet newspaper Izvestia that the projected "western bloc" of European nations is directed towards causing war.

  7. " Daily Worker "
    Date: October 27, 1954
    Article #1: "Let Northern China Alone!" (editorial)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Daily Worker (page 2)
    Content: Argues against American interference with the Chinese civil war on the behalf of the Kuomintang.

  8. " Daily Worker "
    Date: March 10, 1945
    Article #1: "Chiang's Proposal a Fake, Say Chinese Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Daily Worker (page 3)
    Content: Reports the claim of the Chinese Communist Party that Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's reasons for rejecting Communist proposals for a coalition government were ungrounded and their demand that Chiang end his dictatorship.

  9. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: July 9, 1957
    Article #1: "House May Act as Court: Contempt Trials by Congress?"
    Author: Roger Stuart
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 7)
    Content: Reports that according to Representative Kenneth B. Keating of New York the House may have to resort to holding its own trials of balky witnesses, a right which is already allowed to Congress although it is seldom used.

  10. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: July 16, 1957
    Article #1: "Know the Enemy"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 26)
    Content: Argues that high school students in America ought to be taught about the ideology of Communism so that they can understand it and its faults.

  11. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: July 12, 1957
    Article #1: "Khrushchev Wants to Marry Us"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Contains a copy of a speech for peace given by Soviet Party leader Nikita Krushchev, followed by a commentary which criticizes him.
    Article #2: "US Let Accused Spies Keep Jobs"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Reports that George and Jane Zlatovski were allowed to hold their government positions for a full three years after it was known that they were Russian spies.
    Article #3: "Deadlock Continues"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Reports the claim of Radio Moscow that the West has failed to present any realist plans for peace.
    Article #4: "Judge Blasts Senate Probers"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 5)
    Content: Reports the ruling of District Judge Luther Youndahl that the Senate Internal Security subcommittee illegal pried into the private affairs and thoughts of individuals hunted for subversion and the overturning of the conviction of Seymour Peck, a New York newspaper man who had been found guilty of contempt.
    Article #5: "Union's Red Hot Under Blue Collar"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 5)
    Content: Reports the anger of the International Union of Electrical Radio and Machine Workers over the fact that the Soviet Embassy has hired a nonunion firm to renovate its second floor ballroom.
    Article #6: "Accused Red Spies Have Long Record"
    Author: Jack Steele
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 9)
    Content: Reports that George Michael Zlatovski and his wife Jane Foster Zlatovski, who were indicted by a federal grand jury as members of a Soviet espionage ring headed by Jack and Myra Soble, both had long records of Communist activities and sympathies.

  12. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: July 11, 1957
    Article #1: "Un-American Activities Unit Changes Name, Plans New Charter"
    Author: Jack Steele
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 2)
    Content: Reports that in an attempt to bring the committee's investigations into conformity with the Supreme Courts's decision in the Watkins case, the House Committee on Un-American Activities is changing its name to the House Internal Security Committee and revamping its charter to be less vague.
    Article #2: "Looted Bond Clients Believed Located"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 31)
    Content: Reports that the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee believes it has located the "wholesalers" for $350 million worth of German bonds lotted by the Russians when they took Berlin.

  13. " The Tacoma News Tribune " (two copies, attached is a Western Union wire from Ed Griffin stating that he will defend Harry Cain against an A.D.A. smear campaign)
    Date: October 21, 1952
    Article #1: "Assault in Rainstorm Repulsed"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tacoma News Tribune (page 1)
    Content: Reports that Communists forces attacked South Korea during a rainstorm but were repulsed.
    Article #2: "President Denies Red Softness"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tacoma News Tribune (page 1)
    Content: Reports Trumans refutation of Republican claims that he is lenient in his treatment of Communism.
    Article #3: "Freedom's Lifeblood in Peril"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tacoma News Tribune (page 1)
    Content: Recounts a speech given by Dwight D. Eisenhower to a Boston crowd concerning the threat of Communism to the free world.
    Article #4: "7 Killed on Destroyer"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tacoma News Tribune (page 1)
    Content: Announces that seven men were killed on October 14 when Communist shore fire hit the destroyer Lewis off the coast of South Korea.

  14. " The Tacoma News Tribune "
    Date: October 22, 1952
    Article #1: "Red Ambush Attempt Fails"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tacoma News Tribune (page A8)
    Content: Reports that Gurkha guerilla soldiers failed in an attempted ambush of a Johore rubber estate.

  15. " Appleton Post-Crescent " (two copies)
    Date: November 4, 1952
    Article #1: "US Jets Meet Plane with Soviet Insignia"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Appleton Post-Crescent (page 1)
    Content: Recounts a report from Far East Air Forces headquarters that two American jets flying over Japan flew alongside but did not fire on an LA-11 propeller-driven fighter plane with Soviet markings.
    Article #2: "GIs Go Hunting; Bag 1 Korean Communist"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Appleton Post-Crescent (page 1)
    Content: Reports the story of two army cooks, Pfc. Perry Bailey and Private Charles L. Williams, who ran into Communist soldiers while pheasant hunting.

  16. " The Evening Star "
    Date: November 8, 1954
    Article #1: "Errors Seen in Watkins Report"
    Author: David Lawrence
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A15)
    Content: Claims that two statements within the Watkins report are such blatant errors that at least two of the three points of proposed censure against Senator McCarthy will unquestionably be overturned.
    Article #2: "Paris-Red Talk Seen"
    Author: Constantine Brown
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A15)
    Content: Verifies an earlier report that French Premier Mendes plans to visit Moscow in order to prepare groundwork for the upcoming meeting of the Big Four.
    Article #3: "Democrats to Fight Red Charge"
    Author: Doris Fleeson
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A15)
    Content: Reports that one of the first acts of the victorious Democratic party will be to expose and answer claims of Republicans such as Vice President Nixon that Democrats are soft on Communism.

  17. " Waterbury American "
    Date: October 28, 1952
    Article #1: "President Condemns Tactics of McCarthy"
    Author: Ernest B. Vaccaro
    Published for/in: Waterbury American (page 11)
    Content: Reports the claim of President Truman that the Republicans were trying to win the election by using McCarthy's tactics of "smear and fear."
    Article #2: "Taft Lauds McCarthy Technique"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Waterbury American (page 11)
    Content: Reports comments made by Senator Robert A. Taft which praise McCarthy and support Dwight D. Eisenhower's campaign for president.

  18. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 13, 1952
    Article #1: "McCarthy to Whiplas Reds in Talk Tonight"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Recounts an interview with McCarthy concerning the talk he is to give at the War Memorial auditorium in Las Vegas on the night of October 13, 1952.
    Article #2: "Where I Stand"
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Speaks out against McCarthy from a Republican standpoint. Criticizes McCarthy for being a demagogue steeped in corruption and for connecting Eisenhower with the alleged Communist conspiracy involving General George Marshall.

  19. " Journal Final "
    Date: March 30, 1950
    Article #1: "Will Prove Lattimore a Red: McCarthy Says He has Documents and Mystery Witness"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Journal Final (page 1)
    Content: Reports the accusations McCarthy has made against Owen Lattimore, a John Hopkins professor and sometime State Department consultant, that he is the top Soviet espionage agent in the United States.

  20. " The Native Texan "
    Date: October 1952
    Article #1: "Senator to Tell of Red Threat"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 1)
    Content: Announces that Senator Joseph McCarthy will be speaking in Tyler, Texas, on October 17.
    Article #2: "A.D.A. Ghosts Still Haunt Adlai"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 1)
    Content: Criticizes Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson for his alleged one time involvement in the Americans for Democratic Action (A.D.A.) and for his denial of such involvement.
    Article #3: "Adlai's Ideas Aid Kremlin"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 2)
    Content: Accuses Adlai of either unwittingly or perhaps even wittingly aiding the Russians through his policy of doing nothing about inflation.
    Article #4: "Addled Adlai Befuddled With Wallace and His: Such Simple Souls, All, Maybe They're Sorry Now"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 2)
    Content: Connects Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson with Henry A. Wallace and Alger Hiss, both notorious for their supposed Communist connections.
    Article #5: "That Old Gang of Mine" (political cartoon)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 2)
    Content: Features various prominent members of the Democratic Party having a sing along with several other figures, including one labeled "Commies."
    Article #6: "Truman's Closet" (political cartoon)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 2)
    Content: Features a depiction of Harry Truman trying to keep a closet door closed that is bursting open with scandals like the Mink Coat Mess and the Communist Mess. Truman is addressing Adlai Stevenson and asking him to take over.
    Article #7: "Want Free Hand for Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 4)
    Content: Claims that if Adlai is elected Communists around the world would benefit.
    Article #8: "Put Red Taint on School Kids"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 4)
    Content: Claims that if Adlai is elected every school would be under direct bureaucratic supervision from Washington D.C. so that kids would grow up under the tutelage of Communist traitors like Alger Hiss.
    Article #9: "Our Friendly State Dept."
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Native Texan (page 4)
    Content: Features in the foreground figures labeled Adlai, Hiss, and Acheson engaged in a conversation while figures in the background labeled commies rifle through State Department drawers and papers.


  21. " The Tyler Courier-Times "
    Date: (?)
    Article #1: "The Facts Behind Communist Infiltration In Our National Government!"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tyler Courier-Times
    Content: Large full page advertisement for a talk to be given by Senator Joseph McCarthy at Tyler High School Auditorium on Friday October 17.

  22. " Appleton Post-Crescent "
    Date: November 3, 1952
    Article #1: "Tito Thinks Russia is Promoting War: Tells Yougoslav Reds Nation Will Help West Preserve Peace"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Appleton Post-Crescent (page 1)
    Content: Reports the accusations of Premier Marshal Tito that the Soviet Union is promoting a third world war.
    Article #2: "Woman States Material Sent to Joe"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Appelton Post-Crescent (page 1)
    Content: Reports how Miriam de Haas, a former employee of the Loyalty Review Board, lost her job after admitting to leaking information concerning the infiltration of Communists into the United States government to Senator Joseph McCarthy.

  23. " The Milwaukee Journal "
    Date: November 5, 1952
    Article #1: "Senator Leads Fairchild by 141, 000, Winning 63 of 71 Counties in the State"
    Author: Robert H. Fleming
    Published for/in: The Milwaukee Journal (page 1)
    Content: Announces the victory of Senator Joseph McCarthy over Thomas E. Fairchild in the race to represent Wisconsin in the Senate.

  24. " The Standard-Times " (two copies)
    Date: October 21, 1952
    Article #1: "Dead End" (political cartoon)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Standard-Times (page 6)
    Content: Features a grave labeled "truce talks" marked by a gravestone engraved with the words "U.N. continuing Korean casualties."

  25. "The Washington Daily News"
    Date: December 7, 1954
    Article #1: "White House Offers Figures on Red-Hunt"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 1)
    Content: Reports that, in response to Senator Joseph McCarthy's accusations that the Eisenhower administration is not tough enough on Communism, the President released statistics concerning his administrations fight against the Communists both at home and abroad.

  26. " The Tyler Star Mirror "
    Date: October 19, 1952
    Article #1: "What's 'McCarthyism': Pros and Cons of Bitter Controversy"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tyler Star Mirror (page 13)
    Content: Recounts the origin of the term "McCarthyism" and what it has come to mean for different people. Analyzes McCarthy's actions and arguments as well as how he fits into and has affected the political atmosphere of his time.

  27. " The Tyler Star Mirror " (incomplete)
    Date: (?)
    Article #1: "The Record of Dean Acheson"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Tyler Star Mirror (pages 6, 11-12)
    Content: Explains, from McCarthy's point-of-view, why McCarthy is attacking Dean Acheson.


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