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BOX I:104-120 Part I: Speeches and Writings, 1961-2000
Correspondence, drafts and typescripts, notes, background and research material, transcripts, proofs, publication and production material, copyright releases and permissions, blurbs and endorsements, royalty statements, printed matter, and miscellaneous material concerning McNamara's articles, books, commentary, editorials, interviews, radio and television appearances, and speeches as well as speeches and writings by others.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or type of material.
BOX I:104 Articles and miscellaneous writings
About McNamara
Hendrickson, Paul, “McNamara,” Washington Post, 1984
Miscellaneous, 1962, 1985-1989, undated
By McNamara
Correspondence and drafts, 1983-1993
(2 folders)
Printed copies, 1982-1993
“Blundering into Disaster: The First Century of the Nuclear Age,” Brookings Review, 1986-1987
“Can Civilization Survive Defense in the Nuclear Age?” Challenge, 1986-1987
BOX I:105 “The Challenges Facing the Continent of Africa,” in Anatoly Gromyko's Brink of the Abyss (unpublished?), 1987-1988
“Financial Disequilibrium and the World Economy,” Times (London, England), 1981
“The First Century of the Nuclear Age: Can We Survive It?” anniversary volume in honor of Helmut Schmidt, 1987-1988
“The Military Role of Nuclear Weapons,” 1983
Background material and notes
(2 folders)
“A New International Order and Its Implications for Arms Reduction,” in Arms Reduction (1995), edited by Lawrence R. Klein, Fu-chen Lo, and Warwick J. McKibbin, 1994
“The Nuclear Threat: A Proposal,” New York Review of Books, 1991
“On Avoiding the Draft,” Newsweek, 1992
BOX I:106 “The Population Problem: Time Bomb or Myth,” Foreign Affairs
Correspondence and editorial comments, 1983-1984
Drafts, 1984
(3 folders)
Miscellany, 1984
“The Post-Cold War World and Its Implications for Military Expenditures in the Developing Countries,” 1991
“The President's Choice: Star Wars or Arms Control,” with McGeorge Bundy, George F. Kennan, and Gerard C. Smith, Foreign Affairs, 1984
“Reducing the Risk of Nuclear War,” with Hans A. Bethe, Atlantic, 1985
BOX I:107 “To Promote Global Peace, Tie Foreign Aid to Arms Purchases,” Global Viewpoint, 1991
“A Vision for Our Nation and the World in the Twenty-first Century,” in As if the Future Mattered (1996), edited by Neva R. Goodwin, 1991-1994
Blurbs and endorsements, 1988-1991
Argument without End, 1999
Blundering into Disaster
Olive Branch Award, 1987
Sidney Hillman Foundation, 1987
Correspondence, 1986-1987
Drafts, foreword, 1987
Editing and research
Correspondence, 1986
Footnote references, 1986
Glossary and reference notes, 1986
Notes and miscellany, 1986
BOX I:108 Research assistants (David Halperin and Madalene O'Donnell), 1986
Foreign editions
Dutch edition, 1986-1987
German edition, 1987
Miscellany, 1986-1987
Random House, Pantheon Books, 1986-1988
The Essence of Security, 1968
In Retrospect, 1995-1996
Bronte, D. Lydia, long careers study, 1989-1992
Falk, Peter, interview for television film Losing Control?, 1987
Merritt, Jack, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Calif., 1983-1987
1968-1971, 1980-1987
BOX I:109 1988-1995
Office of the Secretary of Defense Historical Office, oral history interviews
Correspondence, 1985-1987
Transcripts, 1986
“A Rethought SDI Can End Our Morally Horrifying Reliance on the Bomb,” Los Angeles Times, editorial interview, 1986
Rosenberg, David
BOX I:110 1962-1963, 1980-1983
Rostow, W. W., oral history interview of McNamara for the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, Austin, Tex., 1975
Sackmann, Sonja, interview for Tough Choices, by Warren Pelton, Sonja Sackmann, and Robert Boguslaw, 1986-1987
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (1917-2007), oral history interview of McNamara for the John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Mass., 1964
Permissions, 1969, 1984-1991
Printed and typescript copies (“statement file”)
BOX I:111 1983-1984
BOX I:112 1986-1987, Sept.
(2 folders)
BOX I:113 1987, Oct.-1990, Jan.
(2 folders)
BOX I:114 1990, Feb.-1991
(2 folders)
Radio and television appearances
British Broadcasting Corp., 1974, 1983-1985, 1992-1993
CBS television, 1987
Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK), 1995
BOX I:115 Miscellaneous, 1982-1995
Viewpoint, discussion of The Day After, ABC television
Comments and reaction, 1983-1984
(2 folders)
General, 1983
Speeches, lectures, and symposia
Chronological file
1985, Nov. 1, “The Challenges of Sub-Saharan Africa,” Crawford Memorial Lecture, Washington, D.C.
Apr. 19, “African Development: Challenges and Opportunities,” United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Second Jubilee Lecture, Yaounde, Cameroon
Background material, 1985-1986
General, 1986
Oct. 15-16, Sanford lectures, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
Correspondence, 1986
Drafts and proofs, 1986
Miscellany, 1986-1987
BOX I:116 Nov. 5, Committee for National Security, New York, N.Y.
Nov. 17, Kreisky lecture, Vienna, Austria, 1986-1987
Dec. 4, Canadian Centre for Arms Control and Disarmament, Toronto, Canada
Jan. 12, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Los Angeles, Calif., 1986-1987
Jan. 15, Bay Surgical Society, Los Angeles, Calif., 1986-1987
Jan. 29, Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y., 1986-1987
Feb. 16-17, Economic Club of Detroit and Ann Arbor Dinner Club, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich., 1986-1987
Feb. 19-20, “The First Century of the Nuclear Age,” Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., 1986-1987
Mar. 19, “Will the SDI Reduce the Risk of Nuclear War,” Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oreg.
Mar. 31, Bridges to Peace, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Apr. 14, Moravian College, Bethleham, Pa., 1984-1987
June 4, Thirty-Ninth Annual Business Conference, New Brunswick, N.J.
June 9, Netherlands Association of International Affairs, Hague, Netherlands
Oct.. 6, “The Rise and Fall of America: Myth or Reality?” Atlanta, Ga.
Oct. 13, “African Development: Crisis and Challenge,” remarks concerning Babacar Nþdiaye's speech, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Mass.
1989, Sept. 8, “Can We End the Cold War? Should We Try?” Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, Calif.
BOX I:117 1992, Nov. 20, “The Changing Nature of Global Security and Its Impact on South Asia,” New Delhi, India, 1992-1993
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