Archive/Manuscript — 120 ms. boxes, 12 cu. ft. boxes, 2 linear ft.
Motion picture film, videotapes, sound recordings, and transcripts, relating to civil war in Nicaragua. Assembled in preparation for a projected documentary film to be produced by Ronald F. Maxwell that was not completed.
Correspondence, writings, personnel records, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to American public diplomacy, and especially to the promotion of private education in China and Taiwan. Includes papers of Zhang Guang Zhao, husband of T. K. Thiele.
Motion picture film, video tapes, audio tapes, and film strips, of the television series Free to Choose, featuring Milton Friedman and relating to laissez-faire economics, and produced by Penn Communications and television station WQLN in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1980. Includes commercial and master film copies, unedited film, and correspondence, memoranda, and legal agreements, relating to production of the series, 1977-1983. Video use copy available.
Sound recordings of speeches, and typescript and printed copies of speeches and writings, relating to the literary works of A. Solzhenit͡syn, and to civil rights in the Soviet Union. Includes the text of his Harvard University commencement address, 1978, and clippings reflecting American public reaction to it. Also includes articles, publicity leaflets, clippings, photographs, and a motion picture film, relating to A. Solzhenit͡syn, especially to his visits to the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace in 1975 and 1976.
Ephemeral publications of private governmental organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of the Republic of Biafra, and the Government of Nigeria; press releases from the United States Department of State, American congressmen, and Markpress, Biafran Overseas Press Division; clippings; periodical literature; and audio-visual materials, relating to the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970. Collected by the St. Louis chapter of the American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive.
Speeches, correspondence, memoranda, reports, schedules, press releases, legal documents, printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings, relating to California politics and administration of the California state government during the governorship of Ronald Reagan; and to American domestic policy, Republican Party politics, and federal administration of justice during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.
Letters, clippings, photographs, sound recordings, videotapes, motion picture film, and memorabilia, relating to efforts to mobilize popular support in the United States for American servicemen in Vietnam during the Vietnamese War, and for American prisoners of war during and after the war.