34 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.

  1. Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    29,000 items. 83 containers plus 1 oversize and 5 classified. 34.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

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  2. Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1913-2003

    69,000 items. 198 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations.

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  3. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items. 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified. 180.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic presidential candidates, and his service as ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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  4. William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980

    636,500 items. 1,792 containers plus 1 classified and 7 oversize. 718.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, Supreme Court files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal and judicial career, government service, concern for the environment, and other interests.

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  5. Edward Bennett Williams papers, 1920-1990

    19,300 items. 54 containers plus 50 oversize and 1 classified. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, book drafts, articles, speeches, interviews, and other papers relating to Williams's service on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board during the administrations of Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan; his work with the Committee on the Present Danger; and his writings, especially his book, One Man's Freedom (1962).

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  6. William A. Rusher papers, 1940-2010

    94,500 items. 273 containers. 109.2 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts and manuscripts of articles, books, book reviews, columns, minutes of meetings, reports, research notes, reference material, financial and legal papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Rusher's role as publisher of the National Review and the development of the conservative movement in American politics.

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  7. Eric Sevareid papers, 1909-1993

    50,500 items. 146 containers plus 1 oversize. 59 linear feet. 17 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, China, and western Europe, as chief Washington, D.C., correspondent from 1946 to 1959, and as news analyst and essayist until his retirement from CBS News in 1977.

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  8. Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998

    4,525 items. 13 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.

  9. Charles Fahy papers, 1857-1985

    35,000 items. 103 containers. 40.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Also documents Fahy's professional activities and associations, as well as his World War I experience as a naval aviator. Includes family papers.

  10. James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992

    55,300 items. 202 containers plus 6 oversize. 82.6 linear feet. 177 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.

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