Oversize Clippings VII



Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. " The Washington Post and Times Herald "
    Date: May 3, 1957
    Article #1: "Sen. McCarthy's Four Incredible Years and their Political Impact on Nation"
    Author: Robert C. Albright
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (page B3)
    Content: Highlights and praises the career of the late Senator Joseph McCarthy.

  2. " The Sunday Star "
    Date: May 8, 1957
    Article #1: "The Fifth: Protection and Refuge"
    Author: Bem Price
    Published for/in: The Sunday Star (page A-36)
    Content: Argues in favor of the Fifth Amendment as a Constitutional right.

  3. "Sauk County Probe Looms of Gore Club"
    Date: May 7, 1954
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports the announcement of District Attorney Harlan Kelley of Baraboo that he would launch a John Doe investigation in Sauk County, the headquarters of the "Joe Must Go" movement.

  4. "Gore Handed Subpoena in Investigation"
    Date: May 10, 1954
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports that Leroy Gore, the founder of the Joe-Must-Go movement, and the club's treasurer both have been subpoenaed to appear at a Sauk County John Doe investigation.

  5. " Milwaukee Sentinel "
    Date: May 11, 1954
    Article #1: "Kersten Will Seek Fourth House Term"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Announces that Representative Kersten will run for reelection.
    Article #2: "M'Carthy Backer Behind John Doe Quiz, Says Gore"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports the claims of Leroy Gore, the founder of the Joe-Must-Go movement who was recently subpoenaed to appear at a Sauk County John Doe investigation, that the accusations against him have been fabricated by a fanatical McCarthy supporter.
    Article #3: "Amoth Runs for Governor"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Announces that Ralph F. Amoth will be the Republican candidate for governor.

  6. " Milwaukee Journal "
    Date: May 11, 1954
    Article #1: "Three in GOP to Run Again"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Announces that three Wisconsin Republicans, Charles J. Kersten, Melvin R. Laird and Glenn R. Davis, will seek reelection to Congress.
    Article #2: "Gore Inquiry Called 'Duty'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that District Attorney Harlan Kelley attended a Joe Must Go meeting and defended his John Doe inquiry into the organization against the accusations of the organizations founder, Le Roy Gore, that Kelley was moving in collusion with Attorney Darrell MacIntyre to hamstring the movement.
    Article #3: "'Joe Must Go' Auto Marred"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports of vandalism done to a car of a circulator of McCarthy recall petitions from the Joe Must Go organization.

  7. " Milwaukee Journal "
    Date: May 12, 1954
    Article #1: "Court Order Hits Probe of Recall"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that District Attorney Harlan Kelley's John Doe investigation of the Joe Must Go organization was at least temporarily stalled by an order from Circuit Judge Bruce Beilfuss that he must show justification for the investigation before the hearings can proceed.
    Article #2: "1,300 Signers Back 'Recall'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that petitioners asking for Senator McCarthy's recall gathered about 1,300 signatures.
    Article #3: "Backs Contest for Party Job"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Announces that the Members of the Constitutional Republican Party of Milwaukee County will back their own candidate for national committeeman separate from the mainstream Republican Party.
    Article #4: "Blows at Army Morale"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports the warning of Dr. John A. Hannah, assistant secretary of defense for manpower and personnel, that although the United States has superior war technology, it does not employ an adequate number of people who know how to use it.

  8. "Slap Franke Plea to GOP"
    Date: May 12, 1954
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Reports that the North Shore Republican Club recommended to its executive board that the membership of State Senator Harry F. Franke, Jr. be revoked on account of his joining the movement to recall Senator McCarthy as Milwaukee county finance director.

  9. " Milwaukee Sentinel " (attached is a letter from the Joe Must Go organization of Wisconsin which tries to rally people to the cause of removing McCarthy from power)
    Date: May 12, 1954
    Article #1: "N. Shore GOP for Expulsion of Franke"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Announces that a special meeting of the executive committee of the North Shore Republican Club will be held May 20 to consider the suspension of State Senator Harry F. Franke Jr. for his involvement in the movement to recall Senator McCarthy as Milwaukee county finance director.
    Article #2: "1,300 Sign Up to Recall Joe in 27th Ward"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Reports that petition workers for the recall of Senator McCarthy gathered 1,300 signatures.
    Article #3: "Reps. Von Pelt, Laird to Run Again"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Milwaukee Sentinel
    Content: Announces the intent of Republican Melvin R. Laird and William K. Van Pelt to run for reelection.

  10. " The Milwaukee Journal " (photocopy)
    Date: August 5, 1953
    Article #1: "The Church Magazines and McCarthy"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Recounts and discusses the response which has occurred to Senator McCarthy's criticism of Protestant clergy.

  11. " The Milwaukee Journal " (photocopy)
    Date: November 7, 1953
    Article #1: "The Attack Upon Our Churches"
    Author: Agnes Meyer
    Published for/in: The Milwaukee Journal
    Content: Warns of the danger of religious persecution, in light of McCarthy's attacks on Protestant clergy.

  12. " Baltimore American " (photocopy)
    Date: May 21, 1918
    Article #1: "Parents Object"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Baltimore American
    Content: Expresses the disappointment of Frank B. Cohn, the man in charge of the enlistment of boys for the Working Reserve Army, that parents object to their sons enlisting before they are of age.

  13. " The Tablet "
    Date: August 24, 1957
    Article #1: "Calls Zwicker Tragic Figure"
    Author: Arthur J. Quinn
    Published for/in: The Tablet (page 16)
    Content: Reports the whereabouts and current living situation of C. George Anastos, a former top member of Senator McCarthy's investigating staff who turned up the Peress case which lead to the Army-McCarthy Senate hearings, and expresses his sorrow over McCarthy's death.

  14. " The Evening Star " (photocopy)
    Date: February 26, 1954
    Article #1: "Background on the Peress Case"
    Author: David Lawrence
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A9)
    Content: Recounts the chronology in the Stevens-McCarthy-Zwicker controversy in an attempt to better understand it.
    Article #2: "Potomac Fever"
    Author: Fletcher Knebel
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A9)
    Content: Contains several one line editorial style snippets concerning McCarthy and Army Secretary Stevens.
    Article #3: "The Trying Problem of Our Time"
    Author: Constantine Brown
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A9)
    Content: In light of the Soviet and Chinese threat, recommends that the United States arm itself with even more serious defense technology and policies.

  15. " New York Herald Tribune "
    Date: September 29, 1948
    Article #1: "Truman on Communism"
    Author: Harry Truman
    Published for/in: New York Herald Tribune
    Content: Contains the transcript of President Truman's speech on Communism delivered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Claims that his administration has largely kept the Communists in check and claims that in truth the election of a Republican president to office would aid the Communist cause.

  16. " Chicago Daily Tribune "
    Date: November 2, 1955
    Article #1: "McCarthy file Hints at Red Tinge for NLRB"
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (Part 1 - Page 3)
    Content: Reports the claim of Senator McCarthy that he has accumulated a bulky file of evidence involving alleged Communist influences in the National Labor Relations Board.

  17. " The Evening Star "
    Date: November 3, 1955
    Article #1: "Interrogation of Newsmen"
    Author: David Lawrence
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A27)
    Content: In light of the coming Congressional interrogation of several newspapermen concerning how they go about gathering information concerning the government, questions and discusses whether such interrogations are Constitutional and what sort of precedent they will set.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Asks Inquiry on Communists in NLRB"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A27)
    Content: Reports that Senator McCarthy has asked the Senate Investigations subcommittee to undertake an immediate probe of the National Labor Relations Board because of recently accumulated evidence concerning Communist influences which have infiltrated it.

  18. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: October 28, 1954
    Article #1: "Lamb Was No Marxist, Ex-Red Tells Prober"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 5)
    Content: Reports that in the Edward O. Lamb case, Eugene Stoll, a former Communist called by the government to testify, continually contradicted the testimony of previous government witnesses.

  19. " The Washington Daily News "
    Date: November 1, 1954
    Article #1: "The Calm Before the Censure"
    Author: Fred Othman
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 30)
    Content: Comments upon the quiet atmosphere which pervades Washington D.C. while most of the politicians go home for election, and contrasts it with the excitement which he expects to follow the election when the Senate returns to discuss the matter of McCarthy's censure.

  20. " Daily News "
    Date: January 31, 1956
    Article #1: "Link Fritchey, Rauh to Joe Smear"
    Author: Norma Abrams and Neal Patterson
    Published for/in: Daily News (page 8)
    Content: Reports the claim given by Paul H. Hughes at his perjury trial that Clayton Fritchey, deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Joseph L. Rauh, national chairman of Americans for Democratic Action, were the master minds of a conspiracy to discredit Senator McCarthy.

  21. " Daily News "
    Date: January 27, 1956
    Article #1: "McC on Stand Swings Hard at His ADA Foe"
    Author: Norma Abrams
    Published for/in: Daily News (page 5)
    Content: Reports the testimony of McCarthy during Paul H. Hughes' perjury trial in which he informed the court that Joseph L. Rauh Jr., national chairman of Americans for Democratic Action, had a reputation for dishonesty.

  22. " Daily Worker " (photocopy)
    Date: (?)
    Article #1: "Stay Out of China"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Daily Worker
    Content: Speaks out against American involvement in China and praises Congressman Mike Mansfield for speaking out against it as well.

  23. " Las Vegas Review-Journal "
    Date: October 12, 1952
    Article #1: "Welcome, Senator Joe McCarthy"
    Author: Nevada Friends of McCarthy Americanism
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Review-Journal (page 5)
    Content: Paid advertisement for McCarthy's speech to be given on October 13, 1952, at the War Memorial Building in Las Vegas.

  24. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 16, 1952
    Article #1: "Where I Stand"
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Greenspun defends himself against personal attacks which Senator McCarthy has made against him.
    Article #2: "Bugle-Blowing Reds Hurl New Triangle Hill Blast"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports the attack of Chinese Communists on newly won allied position in the Triangle Hill-Sniper Ridge battle area.

  25. " Las Vegas Review-Journal "
    Date: October 14, 1952
    Article #1: "McCarthy Labels Greenspun as 'Voice of Reds' in Vegas"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Review-Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports accusations made by McCarthy at a GOP rally that Las Vegas Publisher H.M. Greenspun is a Communist pamphleteer.
    Article #2: "May Demand Indemnity for Plane, Crew, Hit by Reds"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Review-Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports that the United States may demand that the Soviet Union pay a heavy indemnity for the American B-29 super fort bomber and its eight man crew that were shot down near Japan.

  26. " Las Vegas Morning Journal "
    Date: October 14, 1952
    Article #1: "Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Rosenbergs"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Morning Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports that the Supreme Court, by a vote of 8-1, turned down the plea of Ethel and Julius Rosenburg to have a review of their conviction and death sentence.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Raps Greenspun in Talk: Says Las Vegas Newspaper Publisher 'Voice of Reds'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Morning Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports that in a speech given at the Las Vegas War Memorial Building, Senator McCarthy declared publisher H.M. Greenspun a pamphleteer of the Communist Party.
    Article #3: "Top of the Morning" (editorial)
    Author: Grady Pannell
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Morning Journal (page 1)
    Content: Briefly discusses the unfulfilled expectation that Senator McCarthy would not support Eisenhower's campaign for president in his speech at the Las Vegas War Memorial Building.
    Article #4: "'No Commies in My House' - Bedell Smith"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Morning Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports the testimony of General Walter Bedell Smith, head of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, to the House Un-American Activities Committee that there were no Communists in his organization.
    Article #5: "Allies Launch Tremendous Blow at Chinese Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Morning Journal (page 1)
    Content: Reports that allied infantrymen stormed and won two hill positions from Communist forces north of Kumhwa on the Central Front.

  27. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 17, 1952
    Article #1: "Where I Stand" (editorial)
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Contains Greenspun's denial of McCarthy's claim that Greenspun was court-martialed from the army and a copy of the army files concerning Greenspun's discipline problems.
    Article #2: "Ike Warns Soviets 'Cold Peace' Bid Cover Up Plan for Future Aggression"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports comments of presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower concerning the threat of Communism and of the Soviet Union in particular.
    Article #3: "UN Told to Step Up Aid"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports that Secretary of State Dean Acheson appealed to other noncommunist members of the United Nations for more help in Korea.

  28. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 15, 1952
    Article #1: "Joe's 'Smear' Stirs Ike Camp: Big Reward Backs Up Anti-Red Statements"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports that, in an effort to disprove accusations of Communist affiliations made by Senator McCarthy, Las Vegas Sun publisher Hank Greenspun is offering a $1000 reward to anyone who can prove his is now or ever has been a member of the Communist Party.
    Article #2: "$1000 Reward to Anyone Refuting Anti-Red Affidavit by Greenspun"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Copy of an affidavit in which Greenspun denies any Communist affiliation.
    Article #3: "Greenspun, GOP Nominee Backer, Asks Repudiation"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports the reaction of Eisenhower's supporters to McCarthy's accusations against Greenspun.
    Article #4: "Where I Stand" (editorial)
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Speaks out against McCarthy and his methods and discusses how McCarthy's work may actually help the Communist Party and harm the national security of the United States.

  29. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 18, 1952
    Article #1: "Ike Attacks M'Carran Law: Hits Foreign Bill; Praises Marshall in M'Carthy Slap"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports that General Dwight D. Eisenhower demanded in a speech in Newark, New Jersey, that the McCarran immigration law be rewritten.

  30. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 9, 1952
    Article #1: "McCarthy Talk May Be 'TNT'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports rumors that Senator Joe McCarthy is expected to make several disclosures which he has so far kept secret during his speech to be made at the War Memorial Building in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Article #2: "M'Carran To Probe 'Reds' in UNESCO"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports the announcement of Senator Pat McCarran that he would begin investigation members of the United Nations for subversive activities.

  31. " Las Vegas Sun "
    Date: October 14, 1952
    Article #1: "McCarthy Loses Face in Verbal Fire: Walks Out, Refuses to Debate as Greenspun Answers 'Vicious Lies'"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports the accusations of Communist affiliations made by Senator Joe McCarthy against Las Vegas Sun publisher, Hank Greenspun, and describes McCarthy's refusal to debate the matter with Greenspun when asked.
    Article #2: "Reds Fall in Huge UN Blow"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports successful UN attacks against Chinese Communists in Korea.
    Article #3: "Where I Stand" (editorial)
    Author: Hank Greenspun
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Speaks out against Senator Joe McCarthy's accusations that Greenspun is a Communist.
    Article #4: "McCarthy Dooms Malone's Chances"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports that Senator George W. Malone's choice to appear with McCarthy and accept his supports has doomed Malone's chances of winning reelection against Mechling.
    Article #5: "5 UN Attaches Refuse To Tell Probers If They Are Communists"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 1)
    Content: Reports that five Americans working for the United Nations refused when questioned by the Senate internal security subcommittee to answer whether or not they are Communist Party members. Individuals questioned were Alfred J. Van Tassel, Joel Gordon, and Stanley Graze, all employed in the UN's economic and trades section, Frank Carter Bancroft, a documents editor, and Eugene Wallach a former stenotypist.
    Article #6: "Flood of Calls Praise Greenspun"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Las Vegas Sun (page 2)
    Content: Reports congratulatory calls made to the Las Vegas Sun in praise of its publisher, Hank Greenspun, and his stand against McCarthy.

  32. " 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.

  33. "The Standard-Times" (two copies)
    Date: September 26, 1952
    Article #1: "Lodge 'Bolted' GOP, State Taft Leader Charges"
    Author: Edward B. Simmons
    Published for/in: The Standard-Times (page 1)
    Content: Announces that Basil Brewer, a New Bedford publisher who managed the Taft presidential campaign, will support Congressman John F. Kennedy, a Democrat, in his bid for election to the Senate, rather than the Republican candidate, Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.
    Article #2: "Acheson Takes Issue With Ike"
    Author: Reports Acheson's claim that prior to the the Korean War, Eisenhower supported an American defense line in the Far East which did not include Korea.

  34. " The Evening Star "
    Date: December 6, 1954
    Article #1: "Did Eisenhower Blunder?"
    Author: David Lawrence
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A13)
    Content: Criticizes Eisenhower for supporting the Senate's censure of McCarthy.
    Article #2: "Reds Woo U.S. Allies"
    Author: Constantine Brown
    Published for/in: The Evening Star (page A13)
    Content: Reports the efforts of the Soviet Union to make alliances with countries such as Turkey, Yugoslavia, and Iran.

  35. " New York Journal-American "
    Date: October 17, 1954
    Article #1: "As Pegler Sees It: Concerning Allen Dulles and Activities of the CIA"
    Author: Westbrook Pegler (editorial)
    Published for/in: New York Journal-American (page 3)
    Content: Criticizes Allen Dulles and the CIA as un-American for their secretive nature.


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