Oversize Clippings VIII

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. " The Washington Post " (complete edition of Section B "City Life")
    Date: May 5, 1957
    Article #1: "2000 File Past McCarthy's Bier"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post (page B2)
    Content: Reports on the activities and services that have been and will continue to be held in honor of the late Senator McCarthy.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Wrote Book on Probes"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post (page B2)
    Content: Reports that McCarthy was completing a book on Congressional investigations when he was stricken by the illness which eventually killed him.

  2. " Chicago Daily Tribune "
    Date: May 3, 1957
    Article #1: "Sen. Joe McCarthy is Dead: Enemy of Communism Liver Ailment Victim"
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (page F1)
    Content: Reports the death of Senator Joseph McCarthy from liver ailments.
    Article #2: "Election Seen in Fall to Fill M'Carthy Seat"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (page F1)
    Content: Announces that an election is expected to be held in the fall to fill the Senate seat left empty by the death of McCarthy and discusses possible candidates.

  3. " Chicago Daily Tribune "
    Date: May 4, 1957
    Article #1: "Arrange Senate Rites for McCarthy: burial Scheduled for Tuesday in Appleton, Wis."
    Author: Robert Young
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (part 1 - page 1)
    Content: Announces church and memorial services to be held for the late Senator Joseph McCarthy.
    Article #2: "'Ike's Driving Me Socialist,' Truman Says"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (part 1 - page 2)
    Content: Reports Truman's claim that the Eisenhower administration's financial policies are driving him towards Socialism.
    Article #3: "Joe Began His Climb in 1950 on Red Exposure"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (part 1 - page 3)
    Content: Recounts McCarthy's career.
    Article #4: "Record Lists McCarthy Age As 48, Not 47"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (part 1-page 3)
    Content: Reports that McCarthy's age was actually 48, not 47, as had previously been reported.


  4. " The Washington Post and Times Herald "
    Date: May 6, 1957
    Article #1: "McCarthy Rites Slated for Today"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (page B2)
    Content: Reports various masses and memorial services to be performed for McCarthy.

  5. " The Sunday Star "
    Date: May 6, 1957
    Article #1: "Death of a Senator"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Sunday Star (page A33)
    Content: Recounts the career of McCarthy.

  6. " The Sunday Star "
    Date: May 5, 1957
    Article #1: "31 McCarthy Colleagues to Attend Wisconsin Rite"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Sunday Star (page A28)
    Content: Reports events occurring just previous to and following McCarthy's death.
    Article #2: "McCarthy Had Book Nearly Set For Publication"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Sunday Star (page A28)
    Content: Reports that when McCarthy was stricken with the illness which eventually took his life, he was in the process of completing a book on Congressional investigations.
    Article #3: "McCarthy Death Seen Easing Wisconsin Feud"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Sunday Star (page A28)
    Content: Reports that the death of the late Senator Joseph McCarthy may actually help Republicans in their battle for control of the Senate insofar as moderate and conservative wings of the party will no longer have to battle over whether or not he will retain his seat the following year.

  7. "Sen. McCarthy Asks Probe of Lobby Group" (ten copies)
    Date: August 4, 1954
    Author: Willard Edwards
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (Part 1 - Page 8F)
    Content: Reports that Senator McCarthy has called upon a select Senate committee to investigate the operations of a lobbying organization which pressured the Senate in behalf of the Flanders resolution to condemn McCarthy for Senatorial misconduct.

  8. "New Constitution vs. Court Cases: A Legal Gimmick by Commies?"
    Date: December 11, 1956
    Author: Jack Steele
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 9)
    Content: Puts forth the writer's view that the U.S. Communist Party's proposed new constitution is a Red legal gimmick aimed to hamper prosecution of the party and its leaders.

  9. "The Washington Daily News"
    Date: December 10, 1956
    Article #1: "Declaration of Independence: U.S. Reds Dump Soviet; Forbid Plots"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Announces that the U.S. Communist Party has drafted a new constitution, proclaiming its independence from Moscow, outlawing conspiracy within its ranks, and calling for further infiltration of labor unions and African-American organizations.
    Article #2: "Condemn Russia, UN Urged"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Daily News (page 3)
    Content: Reports that the United States, along with fifteen other nations, demanded that the United Nations condemn Russia for denying the people of Hungary of their liberty and independence.

  10. "U.S. Reds Draft 'Independence'" (attached is a memo dated September 1956 which explains why the Republican Party best understands the peril of internal Communist subversion)
    Date: December 10, 1956
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: The Washington Post and Times Herald (page A16)
    Content: Announces that the U.S. Communist Party Politburo drafted a new constitution declaring the party's independence from Moscow and ordering new infiltrations of labor unions and African-American organizations.

  11. "Fair Enough: Army's Odd Choice" (editorial)
    Date: February 22, 1954
    Author: Westbrook Pegler
    Published for/in: Republic
    Content: Questions the decision of the army to have Jay Lovestone, an individual suspected of Communist activities, speak about Communism at the army war college.

  12. "State AFL in Resolve Condemns M'Carthy"
    Date: August 4, 1954
    Author: James F. Leonard
    Published for/in: Boston Post (page 1)
    Content: Announces that the Massachusetts Federation of Labor voted to condemn Senator Joseph McCarthy's record.

  13. "Tribute Paid to McCarthy's Fighting Spirit"
    Date: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports praise for McCarthy from both his friends and his critics upon his death.

  14. "Cardinal Spellman, Bernard Baruch & J. Edgar Hoover on Senator McCarthy & McCarthyism" (two copies, several photocopied articles on one page)
    Date: after October 25, 1953
    Article #1: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports comments made in favor of McCarthy by Cardinal Spellman while he was in Milwaukee to receive the Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award.
    Article #2: "F.B.I. Head Applauds Senator McCarthy"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: (?)
    Content: Reports praise of McCarthy from J. Edgar Hoover, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
    Article #3: "Spellman Rebukes Inquiries' Critics"
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: New York Times
    Content: Reports Cardinal Spellman's rebuke of European's who criticize American "McCarthyism."

  15. "Chicago Daily Tribune" (11 copies, incomplete, latter half of the article only)
    Date: July 23, 1954
    Article #1: (?)
    Author: (?)
    Published for/in: Chicago Daily Tribune (Part 1 Page 2F)
    Content: Contains the copy of a letter condemning McCarthy and the names of some of the people who signed it.


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