Manuscript Collections - Richard L. Wilson Papers

2022

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RICHARD L. WILSON PAPERS,
43 linear feet, 2 linear inches (74 LGA-S boxes, 1 oversize box, 68 vols.)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

Biographical Note

            1928-30 City political reporter, Des Moines Register
            1930-33 City Editor, Des Moines Register
            1933-- Washington Correspondent, Des Moines Register and Tribune
            1938-70 Chief of Washington bureau, Cowles Publications
            1954 President, National Press Building Corporation

Richard Wilson was a highly respected journalist during his time of reporting for the Des Moines Register and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune as chief Washington Correspondent. He was born in Galesburg, IL on September 3rd, 1905, but would later move to Newton, IA where he considered his true home.  He went to college at the University of Iowa and graduated in 1926 with a degree in Journalism. He started off his career by reporting for the Des Moines Register in 1926 and then briefly worked for the St. Louis Globe Democrat in 1928 before returning to the Register that same year. and later wrote for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Register in 1933 for 4 decades. During his time writing his column he would know on a first name basis Presidents from Roosevelt to Nixon. Wilson also wrote for Look magazine. Wilson gave up his Chief Washington Correspondent in 1970 but continued to write for the paper until 1975.

Wilson won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the FBI in the Harry Drexler White case. Richard Wilson was very active in the Gridiron Club.

Wilson married Katherine Macy, who was the managing editor of the Daily Iowan in Iowa City. They had two children Susan and Katherine. Richard Wilson died on January 18, 1981.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

SERIES NOTE

1-14 SUBJECT FILES, 1927-1981

Correspondence, memoranda, fan mail, notes and background material for columns, and printed matter concerning Wilson's professional career and personal life. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

15-25 WRITINGS AND SPEECHES, 1935-1976

Drafts and printed copies of Wilson's articles, books, columns, and speeches. Additional copies of Wilson's articles may be found in bound scrapbooks 54-68.

26-46 COWLES PUBLICATIONS, 1941-1969 

Primarily drafts and printed copies of the articles and columns written by Wilson and other members of the Washington bureau of Cowles Publications. This series also
includes daily schedules of articles, correspondence, memoranda, and notes. Additional printed copies of articles may be found in 1-53.

SCRAPBOOKS (68 volumes)

FOLDER LIST

SUBJECT FILES

Box Contents
1

Agnew, Spiro T. – Interview, June 8, 1973 (Watergate, economy, role of Vice-President)
Agricultural Policy, 1954-1973, and undated
Alfalfa Club – Routine meeting planning correspondence, 1953-1973
Army, Navy, Air Force Journal – Budget, Jan 9, 1957
Bail Reform Act of 1966 – Hypocrisy and Bail: The Policy Reasons for Preventive Detention by Frederick Hess, Justice Department
Bayh, Birch, Oct 16, 1969
Berlin Crisis – Responses to column on calling up reserves, Dec 1961
Bohemian Grove – Map and members, l950
Bowles, Chester – Indian Agriculture: Problems and Prospects, Nov 11, 1966
Bricker, John W. – Bricker Amendment, Oct 1970
Burger, Warren E. – speech, essay and letter, 1958, 1970
Butz, Earl L. – letter, Jan 28, 1974
China: My Journey by Millard Browne, Buffalo Evening News, ca. 1972
Civil Rights, 1968-1970
Cowles Publications – An In-Depth Study of the Washington Bureau of Cowles 

Publications by James G. Beebe, Jan 1967 (history 1934-1967, also includes two issues of The Spirit, 1961, 1970)

Cox, Archibald – Thank you letter, June 30, 1976
Cuba, 1962-1963, and undated
Davies, Joseph – Regrets, 1952
Dewey, Thomas E. – Ike’s Grand New Party, Nov 11, 1953
Dirksen, Everett McKinley – generic letter regarding constitutional convention, May 8, 1969
Dulles, Allen W. – invitations, June 1954
Dulles, John Foster – generic information on JFD oral history project, 1966
 Education – letters commenting on education columns, 1967, 1971
Eisenhower Administration

General, 1951-1959
Budget, 1953, and undated

Election of 1944, 1944-1945 (all copies of CM)
Election of 1948 – Reflections on why Truman won, 1948
Election of 1952 – Harold Stassen, high turnout, 1952, 1962, 1971
Election of 1956 – Issues, 1955-1956
Election of 1958 – Biographical notes on Malcolm Forbes, 1957
Election of 1960 – Responses to article on stolen election, response to Kennedy’s campaign points, 1960-1961, 1963
Election of 1962 – Summary report with supporting tables by the Republican National Committee, 1962
Election of 1964 – Responses to articles, 1964, 1967
**Election of 1968 See Also:  Johnson, Lyndon
Election of 1972
Fan Mail, 1951-1961

2

Fan mail, 1962-1975, and undated (8 folders)
Farley, James A., 1971
Food Costs, 1967
Ford, Gerald, 1975

3

Foreign Policy, 1951-1964, 1967, and undated (2 folders)
Gilette, Guy M.  1961-63
Gridiron Club, 1948-1970 (7 folders)

4

Gridiron Club, 1971-1975, and undated (8 folders)
Gridiron Club – Membership List and Constitution
Gross, H. R., 1967
Hagerty, James C., 1948
Hancher, Virgil M., 1962
Haynsworth Appointment, undated
Heath, Edward, 1966
Henle, Raymond, 1969-1970
Hoffa Trial, 1966
Holifield, Chet, 1969
Hoover, Herbert, 1948-1952
Hoover, J. Edgar, 1962-1971
Hopkins, Harry, 1937-1945

5

Hornbeck, Stanley, 1966
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1967-1968
Invitations, 1952-1964 (2 folders)
Johnson, Donald E., 1970
Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1964-1968
Judicial Reform, 1971
Kennedy, Edward M., 1970-1972
Kennedy, John F., 1961-1971, and undated
Kennedy Administration, 1961-1963
Kennedy Presidential Library, 1965
Khruschev Visit, 1963
King, Ernest J., 1974
Knebel, Fletcher, 1950-1964
Knowland, William F., 1957
Labor, 1961-1971
McCarthy, Eugene, 1961
Meet the Press, 1967
Miller, Jack, 1964
Moley, Raymond, 1966
Muskie, Edmund S., 1970, and undated
Mylander, William H., 1957
National Guard and Reserves, 1967
National Press Club, 1945-1975, and undated (2 folders)
Nixon, Richard Milhous, 1956-71
Nixon Administration, 1969

6

Nixon Administration, 1970-1973, and undated (2 folders)
Nixon Resignation, 1974
Nuclear War and Disarmament, 1961
Photographs
Professional Correspondence

General, 1945-1975, and undated (8 folders)
Colleagues

7

Cowles Publications

Confidential Memoranda, 1944-1950 (2 folders)
General, 1944-1976, and undated (7 folders)
Cowles, Gardner (Mike), 1944-1956 (4 folders)

8

Cowles, Gardner (Mike), 1957-1975, and undated (3 folders)
John Cowles, 1943-1970, and undated (5 folders)
Cowles, John Jr.  1960-70

Proxmire, William, 1969
Ray, Robert, 1949
Riots and Civil Disobedience, 1967-1969
Roosevelt, James, undated
Rosee, Bernard, 1976
Rostow, Walt Whitman, 1967
Rowan, Carl T., undated
Rural Development, 1970
Russia, 1965
Scott, Hugh, 1970
Shadow Government, 1970
Shriver, Sargent, 1967
Shouse, Jouett, 1963
Stassen, Harold E., 1954-63
Symington, W. Stuart, 1950
Taft-Hartley Act, 1949
TFX, 1963
Trips

Aborted or Cancelled and Miscellaneous, 1949-1973
Passports and Miscellaneous, 1943-1955, and undated

9

1948  London and Mediterranean Area
1957  African Trip

Correspondence, Memos, Itineraries
Notes for Stories
Stories by RLW
Miscellaneous

1959  Russian Trip With Nixon

Background Information
Nixon Statements
Wilson Article Drafts
Wilson Notes
Miscellaneous

1966  Viet Nam and Asia

Background Information

10

Background Information
Correspondence
Wilson Articles and Notes
Miscellaneous

1967  Des Moines, Iowa
1969  Viet Nam, etc.

Background Information
Foreign Leader's Statements
Nixon Statements
Press Pool Reports
Schedules and Miscellaneous
Wilson Articles and Notes

1972  China
1972  Russia, Iran, Poland

11

Background Information
Nixon Statements
Press Pool Reports
Schedules and Miscellaneous
Wilson Articles and Notes

1974 Austin, Texas
1974 Great Britain

Articles by Wilson
General
London Newspaper Clippings

Truman Administration See: Professional Correspondence: Cowles Publications:

Confidential Memoranda
Turner, Dan, 1963
Tydings, Joseph D., 1967
Vandenberg, Arthur H.  1950 See Also: Professional Correspondence: Cowles

Publications: Confidential Memo (3-11-46)

Viet Nam

General, 1967-1972, and undated (2 folders)
CBS Broadcast Deceptions, 1969-1970, and undated

12

Wallace, Henry A., 1962-1972
Watergate, 1973-1974
Welfare, 1965-1972
White, Harry Dexter, 1945-1946, 1953-1954 (3 folders)
Willkie, Wendell L.

Correspondence, 1944-1957
Clippings, 1943-1944
Interview by Wilson, 1944 

Wilson, Richard L.

Awards and Honors

Miscellaneous, 1956-1966
Pulitzer Prize, 1954
See Also:  White, Harry Dexter
Congratulations (3 folders)
Printed Matter
Sigma Delta Chi, 1954-1975

Biographical and Career Data, 1927-1981 and undated
Payment for Columns, 1965-1966
Personal Matters, 1944-1974, and undated (5 folders)
Personal Papers and Oral History, 1963-1975
Press Credentials, 1955
Professional Matters See:

1. Cowles Publications, History of
2. Professional Correspondence

Retirement, 1973-1975

Women Issues, 1973, and undated
Woods, Rosemary, 1973
World War II See: Professional Correspondence: Cowles Publications: Confidential

Memoranda

Printed Matter

14

Printed Materials (4 folders)
Miscellaneous (2 folders)

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WRITINGS AND SPEECHES

Box Contents

15

Articles

See Also:

1. Clippings of newspaper columns inoversized box 76
2. Newspaper columns may be found under"Columns" in this series, beginning with box 17 and in Scrapbooks 54-68. 
3. Drafts of  newspaper articles/columns may be found under "Newspaper Article Drafts" in the Washington Bureau series, beginning with box 26.

General, 1945-65
List of Wilson Articles in LOOK, 1944-58
LOOK Awards, 1954
George Allen, Jan 22, 1946 (Look)
Agriculture as an Election Issue, 1956 (American People’s Encyclopedia)
Russia Today, 1962 (Look)
Can the GOP Survive Goldwater? 1964 (Look)
Hubert Humphrey, 1968 (Look)
Richard M. Nixon, 1970 (Look)
Successful Farming, 1944-1948 (5 folders)

16

Successful Farming, 1949-1955, 1961 (8 folders)
Books

Invitations to Write, 1957-1970
Nixon Speeches, Volume I

Correspondence, 1970
Drafts
Foreward
Miscellaneous
Chapters 1-7

17

Chapters 8-17

Nixon Speeches, Volume II
Correspondence, 1971
Drafts (4 folders)
Notes

Columns by Wilson
See Also: 

1. Newspaper Article Drafts in the Washington Bureau-LOOK-Flair series
2. Scrapbooks #53-#67 (1961-76)
General, 1943-70 and undated
1935-May 1936 (6 folders)

18

June-Nov 1936 (3 folders)

76 (oversized)

1937-38 (scrapbook)    
1939 (scrapbook)

18

1943: London and North Africa
1943: Eighth Air Force

Background and Notes
Columns

1943: 34th Division

Columns 1-6
Notes

1945: United Nations Conference, San Francisco
1950: Russia Today
1956-May 1963 (2 folders)

19

June 1963-Apr 1966 (9 folders)

20

May 1966-June 1969 (10 folders)

21

July 1969-Aug 1971 (11 folders)

22

Sep 1971-Sep 1973 (8 folders)

23

Oct 1973-Feb 1975 (10 folders)
See Also: Oversized box 75 for columns from Oct 1974-Aug 1976

24

Mar-Apr 1975, and undated (2 folders)
Drafts for Editorial pages (undated)
Notes for Columns and Articles (3 folders)

25

Speeches, 1943, 1949-1960, 1962, 1964, 1966-1970, 1972 (21 folders)
Misc. Speeches and Drafts (undated)

Scrapbook Numbers for Wilson "Editorials"
Scrapbook # and Dates

54 1961 to 1963 3/5
55 1963  3/6 to 1964 5/18
56 1964 5/20 to 1965 4/18
57 1965  4/20 to 1966 3/13
58 1966  3/12 to 1967 2/7
59 1967  2/8 to 1967 12/31
60 1968  1/2 to 1968 11/12
61 1968  11/13 to 1969 9/26
62 1969   9/30 to 1970 8/19
63 1970   8/23 to 1971 7/1
64 1971   7/5 to 1972 4/19
65 1972   4/21 to 1973 1/1
66 1973   1/5 to 1973 11/25
67 1973  11/24 to 1974 10/5
68 1974  10/8 to 1976 8/22

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COWLES PUBLICATIONS

Box Contents

26

Article Drafts

See Also:

"Columns" in the Articles and Speeches series, beginning with box 17 and bound scrapbook listing beginning on page 46
1965    January 2-29 (10 folders)

27

February 1-March 5 (6 folders)

28

March 6-April 2 (7 folders)

29

April 3-May 15 (6 folders)

30

May 17-June 26 (5 folders)

31

June 28-August 14 (7 folders)

32

August 16-September 30 (7 folders)

33

October 1-November 30 (7 folders)

34

December 1-31 (4 folders)
1966 January 3-19 (3 folders)

35

January 20-March 12 (8 folders)

36

March 14-April 30 (7 folders)

37

May 2-June 18 (7 folders)

38

June 20-August 6 (7 folders)

39

August 8-September 24 (6 folders)

40

September 26-November 5 (6 folders)

41

November 7-December 24 (6 folders)

42

December 27-31 (1 folder)
1967 January 3-31 (6 folders)

43

February 1-March 6 (7 folders)

44

March 7-April 15 (6 folders)

45

April 17-May 24 (6 folders)

46

May 25-July 11 (7 folders)

47

July 12-August 31 (7 folder)

48

September 1-October 21 (7 folders)

49

October 23-December 16 (8 folders)

50

December 18-31 (2 folders)
1968 January 1-February 10 (6 folders)

51

February 12-April 30 (8 folders)

52

May 1-July 19 (11 folders)

53

July 22-November 16 (9 folders)

54

November 18-December 31 (3 folders)
1969 January 2-February 28 (5 folders)

55

March 3-May 20 (7 folders)

56

May 21-August 30 (8 folders)

57

September 2-December 31 (8 folders)

58

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1944-June 1949 (8 folders)

59

Daily Schedule of Articles, July 1949-1952 (7 folders)

60

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1953-1955 (6 folders)

61

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1956-1958 (6 folders)

62

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1959-1961 (6 folders)

63

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1962-June 1965 (7 folders)

64

Daily Schedule of Articles, July 1965-1968 (7 folders)

65

Daily Schedule of Articles, 1969 (2 folders)
LOOK Articles (See also scrapbooks)
List of Articles Prepared for LOOK in 1944-1954
President's Job: Biggest in World, 1944
Ten Men Who Run the Republican Party, 1944
Inflation, Jan 11, 1944
Ten Most Useful/Use\less Officials, May 16, 1944
Dewey's Assistants, July 11, 1944
How to Elect a Republican President, Sep 9, 1944
Roosevelt's Ten Biggest Decisions, Oct 3, 1944
A Cabinet for Dewey, Oct 17, 1944

66

Roosevelt's Fourth Term Plans, Jan 23, 1945
Can Private Enterprise Revive? Feb 6, 1945
George C. Marshall, Feb 20, 1945
Robert F. Patterson, May 29, 1945
Truman is a New Dealer Too, June 26, 1945
Is It Worthwhile to Write Congressmen? July 1945
Men Around Truman, Aug 21, 1945
Sidney Hillman, Oct 2, 1945
Edwin W. Pauley, Nov 1945
Ten Top Men in 19146, Jan 8, 1946
A Trio Behind Truman? Mar 19, 1946
Election Forecast, Apr 18, 1946
Vandenberg: Man in the Middle, May 14, 1946
Meet the People, July 24, 1946 (not used)
Truman Brings Back Boss Pendergast, Oct 29, 1946
Atomic Censorship, 1947
Clark Clifford, 1947
Irving M. Ives, 1947
Men and Politics in 1947, Jan 7, 1947
Our New Board of Directors, Jan 7, 1947
Can Dewey Be Stopped? Mar 18, 1947
Radio's Top Fault Finder, Apr 1, 1947
Roy Roberts: Boss of the Star, May 13, 1947
Roosevelt's Quarrel With Stalin, Aug 5, 1947
Congress Reports Your Opinion, Dec 9, 1947

67

How 10 Top Candidates Stand, Dec 23, 1947
A General for President? Mar 2, 1948
You Can't Print That, Apr 13, 1948
What's Become of New Dealers, Apr 27, 1948
Gridiron Club, May 11, 1948
Stassen's Father, May 25, 1948
Dewey's Cabinet: A Forecast, Aug 31, 1948
Can Russians Revolt? Oct 26, 1948
Washington Correspondents Look Ahead, Jan 4, 1949
Who Really Won for Truman? Jan 18, 1949
Cissie Patterson Ruckus, Feb 1, 1949
Food Discovery, Feb 1, 1949
Five Ways FDR Changed Your Life, Apr 12, 1949
What Truman Needs a Hair Shirt, Apr 26, 1949
Why Reds Won't Scare Us Anymore, Aug 30, 1949
Meet the Chairman of the GOP, Oct 25, 1949
Young Roosevelt’s Race for White House, Nov 22, 1949

68

Is Truman Winning Again?, Dec 6, 1949
Eisenhower is Open to GOP Draft, Jan 17, 1950
Senator Douglas, July 1950
What Kind of Pianist is Truman? July 4, 1950

69

Russia Today, Aug 15, 1950
Atomic Weapons Will Save Money, Oct 10, 1950
Remote Control War, Nov 21, 1950
Is Siberia Russia's Secret Base? Dec 5, 1950
Flying Saucers, Feb 27, 1951
Were Wide Open for Disaster, Feb 27, 1951
A Bomb Mission (on Air force plane) Apr 24, 1951
Intelligence Blunders . . . , May 8, 1951
Can Our A-Bombers Get Through? May 22, 1951
Scandalous Years, May 22, 1951
Truman's Biggest Mistake, June 1951
Red Spies in the U.S., June 19, 1951
Story of $5 Billion, Oct 1951
Truman's Missouri Friends, Oct 1951
General Olmstead, Nov 1951
Mobster Control of Liquor Industry, Nov 1951
Washington's Next Scandal? Nov 20, 1951
Man Who Broke the Tax Scandal, Dec 18, 1951
History's Biggest Tax Collector, Dec 18, 1951
Cowles Editorial, Jan 1, 1952
Why Be President? Jan 1952
The China Trade, Jan 1, 1952
Russia is Outproducing U.S. in Jet Fighters, Jan 29, 1952
Why Motorists Blow Their Tops, Mar 11, 1952
The Worst Kept Country Store, Mar 25, 1952
MacArthur Waits in the Wings, May 6, 1952
What Really Corrupts Washington, May 20, 1952
Flying Saucers, June 17, 1952
Poll of County Chairmen, July 1, 1952
Some of My Best Friends are Women, July 15, 1952
The Republicans, July 15, 1952
The Democrats, July 29, 1952
Inside the CIA, Aug 12, 1952
Ike Faces the Supreme Test, Sep 23, 1952
Our Captive President, Oct 1952
Plan for GOP Foreign Policy, Oct 7, 1952
Ordeal of Bishop Ford, Oct 7, 1952
Ike's Change Begins to Take Shape, Dec 30, 1952
Republicans Have a Lot to Learn, Dec 30, 1952
Russian Diplomats, 1953
Russian Anti-semitic Campaign, 1953
Is Nixon Fit to be President? Feb 24, 1953
Stalin Plot Series, Mar 10, 1953
Ike Makes Himself Available, Apr 7, 1953
What the GOP Must Do to Win, Apr 21, 1953

70

Social Security, May 5, 1953
How U.S. Prisoners Broke Down, June 2, 1953
Life and Death Atomic Race, July 14, 1953
Arthur Godfrey, part I, Sep 22, 1953
Arthur Godfrey, part II, Oct 6, 1953
Priest is Communist Prisoner, Dec 1953
Department of Defense Spending Cuts, Dec 1, 1953
The Ring Around McCarthy, Dec 1, 1953
Ike's Grand New Strategy, 1954 (not used)
Air Force Academy, 1954 (not used)
Poll Predicts Political Future, Jan 12, 1954
Ike Has Decided . . . No War, Apr 20, 1954
Poll Shows Adali Could be Nominated, May 18, 1954
Ike's Cronies, June 1, 1954
Red China and POW's, June 29, 1954
Congress' "SOS Club," July 13, 1954
Ike Doesn't Want Run Again, Aug 5, 1954
Ike's Volunteers Could Save GOP, Sep 7, 1954
Agricultural Surplus Program, Oct 19, 1954
Election Forecast, Nov 2, 1954
Admiral Radford, 1955 (not used)

71

Presidential Travel, 1955 (not used)
Maids vs. Social Security, 1955 (not used)
Eugene C. Jones, 1955 (not used)
Space Age, 1955 (not used)
National Debt, 1955 (not used)
Post Office Reform, 1955
Welfare State Is Here to Stay, Jan 25, 1955
Three Times on the Brink of War, Feb 8, 1955
LOOK Applauds Santlemand and Campbell, Mar 1955
William F. Knowland, Apr 5, 1955
Continental Defense, May 3, 1955
J. Edgar Hoover, part I, May 31, 1955
J. Edgar Hoover, part II, June 14, 1955
Ike Doesn't Want to Run Again, June 28, 1955
Most Powerful Men in Washington, June 28, 1955
Eisenhower-Truman Feud, Sep 6, 1955
Russia's Big Mistakes, Nov 1, 1955
The Case for Nixon, Nov 29, 1955
George Humphrey, Dec 13, 1955
Twenty-four Hours That Shook the World, Dec 27, 1955
A New Look at Adali, 1956 (not used)
Why They Like Ike, 1956 (not used)
We're Smothering Democracy, 1956 (not used)
Scandals in Eisenhower Administration, 1956 (not used)
The Great American Tax-Fudging Hobby, 1956 (not used)
County Chairmen Poll, Jan 10, 1956
Can Big Labor Clean House? Mar 6, 1956
Who Pays for Elections? Apr 17, 1956
What Ike Doesn't Like, May 15, 1956
Can A Catholic be Elected Vice-President? June 12, 1956
The Democrats Aren't Splitting, July 24, 1956

72

Will Stevenson be Stopped? Aug 21, 1956
Can Ike Save the GOP? Sep 4, 1956
The President's Doctor, Sep 18, 1956
Did Ike Really Want Nixon? Oct 30, 1956
For Whom the Bridge Tolls, Nov 12, 1956
Admiral Strauss, 1957 (not used)
Four Day Week, 1957 (not used)
A Boy's Genesis, 1957 (not used)
The Most Sinful Nation, 1957 (not used)
German Scientists, 1957 (not used)
Your Taxes Are Coming Down, 1957 (not used)
The World in Space, Jan 8, 1957
Eight Klans Bring Terror, Apr 30, 1957
The U.S. is Really Spending $96 Billion, May 14, 1957
Bureaucrats Are People, May 14, 1957
Do We Really Want Economy? May 28, 1957
Dave Beck, Aug 6, 1957
Trujil's Lobbyists, Aug 20, 1957
Big Change in Nixon, Sep 3, 1957
Coming Death of the Flying Air Force, Oct 1, 1957
Fraud . . . in the Farm Program, Oct 1, 1957
The Real Little Rock Story, Nov 12, 1957
Highway Robbery in Indiana, Dec 10, 1957
The Budget, 1958 (not used)
Favorite World War II Stories, 1958 (not used)
Schweinfurt Raid, 1958 (not used)
Ike's Bridge Game, 1958 (not used)
Ike's Second Term Tragedy, Jan 7, 1958
Harry Truman's Letters to Friends, Apr 29, 1958
Jimmy Hoffa, March 13, 1958
The Fight to Kill the Draft, May 27, 1958
How It Looks From the South, May 27, 1958
Why Dulles Won't Quit, July 8, 1958
Military Air Crashes, Aug 5, 1958
The Washington Mess, Sep 2, 1958
Day of Decision, Sep 6, 1958
California: Year's Most Important Election, Oct 28, 1958

73

Truman's View of the Presidency, Nov 11, 1958
Dixie's New Rebels, Dec 9, 1958
Michigan's State Crisis, 1959 (not used)
Is Ike for Nixon? 1959 (not used)
Bad Blood in Washington, 1959 (not used)
People, People, People, 1959 (not used)
Catholic Democrats, Mar 3, 1959
Expanding Florida, Apr 14, 1959
The Negro in Florida, Apr 13, 1959
Can Rockefeller Knock Off Nixon, Apr 28, 1959
Political Decline of Dixie, July 21, 1959
Mrs. Eisenhower's Brother-in-law, Aug 18, 1959
Democrat Fat Cats Prefer Adali, Sep 1, 1959
Arleigh Burke, 1960 (not used)
Russian Agent Defects, 1960 (not used)
Space Timetable for the 60's, Jan 5, 1960)
Breath of Fresh Air – Senator Young, Apr 26, 1960
Washington, D.C., Apr 26, 1960
Thomas S. Gates, Apr 26, 1960
William P. Rogers, May 5, 1960
Taxes, June 21, 1960
Kennedy, Nov 1, 1960
Ike's Eight Years, Nov 8, 1960
Kennedy Humor, 1961 (not used)
Atomic Accident, 1961 (not used)
Robert S. McNamara, 1961 (not used)
Eliott Ness, 1961 (not used)
How to Steal An Election, Feb 14, 1961
Kennedy's Pals, Apr 25, 1961
Bishops vs. Kennedy, May 23, 1961
Kennedy's Decisions, June 20, 1961
Welfare: Has It Become a Scandal? Nov 7, 1961
Sergeant Shriver and the Peace Corps, Nov 7, 1961
Great Fallout Shelter Panic, Dec 5, 1961
Boy With the Charmed Arm, 1962
Churches Under Attack, 1962
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Highway Scandals, 1962
How the Space Race Changes Your Life, 1962
Is the Moon Worth the Price? 1962
Justice Brennan Interview, 1962
Mysterious Earth, 1962
New York City, 1962
Pecos and Billie Sol Estes, 1962
The Radical Right, 1962
Soviet Seapower, 1962
The War We Never Fought, 1962

74

Austin-Boston Axis, Jan 2, 1962
The Face of Crisis, Jan 2, 1962
Twenty-five Years in Space, Jan 16, 1962
Kennedys Duel the Press, Aug 28, 1962
Russia Today, Nov 6, 1962
Bobby Kennedy, 1963
Death of the Catholic Issue, 1963
Gone With the Wind, 1963
Hoffa Jury Tampering, 1963
NASA, 1963
Presidential Protection, 1963
Seven Days in May, 1963
Traitor to My Class, 1963
Washington, D.C. Jungle, 1963
White House Christmas, 1963
Can the GOP Survive Goldwater? 1964
Governor on the Wagon, 1964
Russia's Greatest Failure, 1964
What Happened to the Kennedy Program? 1964
Air Force One, June 2, 1964
This U.S. Isn't As Sick as . . ., 1965
Eisenhower, 1968
Hubert Humphrey, July 9, 1968

75 (Oversized)

Scrapbooks of Wilson’s Des Moines Register articles, 1937-1939 (2 volumes)
Presidents of the 20th Century as covered by the New York Times, 1964
Flight Certificate-Air Force One Flight with Nixon, 1969

Scrapbooks

Volumes 1-20 Minneapolis Star-TribuneArticles, 1941-1948

Volumes 21-44 Des Moines Register, 1939-1948

Volumes 45-53 Look magazine, 1944-1962
 

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