13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--21st century.

  1. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-2010

    200,000 items. 570 containers plus 13 oversize and 1 classified. 235.2 linear feet. 26,688 digital files (107.90 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and documentarian. Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, digital files, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union, United States politics, and issues affecting the American working class. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, as well as his coverage for United Press International of the civil rights movement in the South and space exploration, 1959-1962.

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  2. George Lardner papers, 1923-2005

    180,000 items. 561 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 225 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Writings, notes, interviews, correspondence, and research material including newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, photographs, legal documents, financial records, and congressional hearing records and other government documents. Pertains chiefly to Lardner's career as a national news reporter for the Washington Post.

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  3. Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    1,306,400 items. 3,734 containers plus 10 oversize and 3 classified. 1,490 linear feet. 1,021 microfilm reels. 275 digital files (534.8MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

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  4. Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004

    55,000 items. 172 containers plus 12 oversize. 70.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.

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  5. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

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  6. Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    93,500 items. 268 containers plus 5 classified and 2 oversize. 107.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private corporations and nonprofit organizations and foundations, and his commentary on and advocacy for solutions to the critical domestic and foreign policy issues of the times.

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  7. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items. 359 containers plus 1 oversize. 143.4 linear feet. 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files, financial documents, and legal files documenting public policy initiatives, field projects, and litigation actions.

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  8. Woman's National Democratic Club records, 1912-2014

    45,000 items. 126 containers plus 5 oversize. 50 linear feet. 1,149 digital files (59.07 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Organization founded in 1922 in Washington, D.C., focusing on public policy and serving as a forum for Democratic leaders. Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bylaws, notes, newsletters, membership files, oral history transcripts in both physical and digital formats, photographs in both physical and digital formats, presidential campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting the founding of the Woman’s National Democratic Club and its principal activities as a meeting place for Democrats, a forum for national public policy debate, and an outlet for engagement in local community affairs.

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  9. National Federation of Democratic Women records, 1960-2016

    8,500 items. 22 containers plus 1 oversize. 8.9 linear feet. 171 digital files (5.84GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Women's political organization. Organization formed in 1971 to encourage the participation of women in every level of the Democratic Party. Correspondence, organizational history, chronological files, convention files, membership files, financial records, newsletters, and other records.

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  10. Paul Kuntzler papers, 1941-2017

    1,500 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Gay rights and LGBT activist. Correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and printed matter related to different moments in Kuntzler's life as a gay rights and political activist.