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John B. Oakes papers, 1912-2005

Series IV: Writings

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Subseries IV.1: New York Times Op-Ed Articles and Responses


Sub-subseries IV.1.1: Acid Rain



Box 70 Acid Rain's Political Poison, 4/8/85


Box 70 More Inaction on Acid Rain, 1/12/86


Box 70 Background File: Acid Rain/Clean Air

[See also Op-Eds of 7/8/77, 8/31/81, 10/29/82, 4/8/85, 1/21/86, 10/15/89]


Sub-subseries IV.1.2: Adirondacks


Box 70 Adirondack S.O.S., 10/29/88


Box 70 Will Albany Save Our Heritage?, 3/31/90


Box 70 Last Stand for the Adirondacks, 6/19/92


Box 70 Goodbye Adirondacks, 6/24/93


Box 70 Background File: Adirondacks


Sub-subseries IV.1.3: Alaska


Box 70 The Great Alaska Rip-Off (includes other reprints and senators' letters), 8/31/78


Box 70 Lost Weekend, 10/24/78


Box 70 Rescuing Alaska's Lands, 12/8/78


Box 70 Heating Up on Alaska, 11/30/79


Box 70 Andrus to the Rescue, 2/20/80


Box 70 Periling Alaska's Lands, 9/23/80


Box 70 Background File: Alaska


Sub-subseries IV.1.4: Anderson, John B.


Box 70 The Anderson Principle, 3/20/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.5: Arafat


Box 70 Arafat's Card, 3/18/84


Sub-subseries IV.1.6: Argentina


Box 70 Argentina's Terror, 5/15/79


Box 70 Vanished in Argentina, 5/16/79


Box 70 Agony in Argentina, 6/29/79


Sub-subseries IV.1.7: Arias Plan


Box 70 Avoid Sabotage of the Arias Plan, 10/27/87


Box 70 Quit Sabotaging the Arias Plan, 1/3/88


Sub-subseries IV.1.8: Austria


Box 70 The Man in the Middle, 4/14/78


Sub-subseries IV.1.9: Beame


Box 70 Mayor Beame's Smoggy View, 7/8/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.10: Bork


Box 70 Why All the Smears by Bork's Allies, 9/22/87


Sub-subseries IV.1.11: Brazil


Box 70 Brazil's Nuclear Drive, 4/25/77


Box 70 Authoritarianism, Brazilian Style, 4/26/77


Box 70 Brazil's 2 Nations, 4/27/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.12: Bulgaria


Box 70 A Chip off the Soviet Bloc, 9/1/82


Box 70 Bulgaria, on the U.S, 9/12/82


Sub-subseries IV.1.13: Bush, George H.W.



Box 71 Bush vs. Bush on the Environment, 10/15/88


Box 71 Bush's Calumnies: A Dangerous Game, 11/5/88


Box 71 Bush's Shell Game, 1/12/89


Box 71 Early Bush, Early Folly, 3/1/89


Box 71 Bush's "Environmentalists": Who's Watt, and Why, 4/29/89


Box 71 Bush Nominates Watt II, 11/8/89


Box 71 Bush in Panama: A Tragicomedy, 1/26/90


Box 71 Mr. Bush, Lean on the Lithuanians, 4/21/90


Box 71 An Environmentalist? Bush? Forget It., 5/8/92


Sub-subseries IV.1.14: Camp David Accords


Box 71 "The Apple of Peace" and Begin, 8/18/77


Box 71 A Talk with Begin, 8/25/77


Box 71 Begin: "Everyone Knows He's the Boss, 8/26/77


Box 71 Assad Favors Peace with Israel, But Rejects any Closer Relations, 8/29/77


Box 71 Begin, On the Spot, 11/22/77


Box 71 In the Sphinx's Shadow, 12/14/77


Box 71 Camp David Accords—A Shaky Framework, 10/6/78


Sub-subseries IV.1.15: Carter


Box 71 A New Beginning, A New Year, 12/31/76


Box 71 A Conversation with Mr. Sorensen, 1/14/77


Box 71 That Questionnaire…An Unrequested Reply, 3/1//77


Box 71 On-the-Spot Morality, 10/6/77


Box 71 Enough of Mr. Young, 8/3/78


Box 71 Turning Point on Water Policy, 10/23/78


Box 71 "Moment of Truth", 12/14/78


Box 71 America's Loss of Face, 12/29/78


Box 71 Victories for "Them", 3/1/79


Box 71 Carter's Synthetic Program, 8/16/79


Box 71 Carter's Ironic Choice, 10/16/79


Box 71 Carter's Cold War Tactic, 1/22/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.16: Castro



Box 72 Castro Bends a Little, 11/6/86


Box 72 Castro's "Rights" Policy, 11/7/85


Sub-subseries IV.1.17: Central America


Box 72 Central American Folly, 11/26/82


Box 72 A Call for Deescalation, 7/22/83


Box 72 Ripe for Revolution, 7/23/83


Box 72 Casual Latin Policy, 1/28/84


Box 72 Greening Central America -- Background File: Central America, 4/20/88


Sub-subseries IV.1.18: Charlotte Street


Box 72 The Charlotte Street Rush -- Background File: Charlotte Street, 11/24/78


Sub-subseries IV.1.19: Chile


Box 72 Pinochet in No Rush Part I, 5/3/79


Box 72 Chile's "Chicago" Pill Part II, 5/4/79


Box 72 "Law and Order" in Chile, 5/6/79


Sub-subseries IV.1.20: China


Box 72 China's People Problem, 8/29/80


Box 72 China's Good Life, 8/30/80


Box 72 China's American Card, 8/31/80


Box 72 China's New Pragmatism, 9/1/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.21: Cities


Box 72 Conscience of the Nation, 11/11/75


Box 72 Now, It is the Cities' Turn, 11/11/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.22: Clark


Box 72 Clark's Low Wattage, 10/18/83


Sub-subseries IV.1.23: Czechoslovakia


Box 72 How Czechs Get Along, 5/5/78


Box 72 In Prague, Still No Thaw, 2/11/89


Sub-subseries IV.1.24: Dams/Hydroelectric Power


Box 72 Thinking Small, 3/23/77


Box 72 Taking the Waters -- Background File: Dams/Hydroelectric Power, 5/17/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.25: Democrats


Box 72 Democrats' Nest Egg


Sub-subseries IV.1.26: Developers


Box 72 Developers Never Say Die, 6/8/87


Sub-subseries IV.1.27: Ellison Case*



Box 73 Background File: Ellison Case: "Whistle Blower Nuclear Power Plant", 6/9/77, 1 Video 3, tapes


Sub-subseries IV.1.28: El Salvador


Box 73 End Run on El Salvador, 2/24/83


Box 73 In El Salvador, a Dance of Death, 12/12/84


Sub-subseries IV.1.29: Environmentalism


Box 73 Battle for the Environment, 12/2/76


Box 73 "The Year of the Coast", 3/2/79


Box 73 Saving the Web of Life, 12/28/79


Box 73 Back to Environmentalism, 11/10/86


Sub-subseries IV.1.30: Falklands


Box 73 Phony Falklands Issues, 5/23/82


Sub-subseries IV.1.31: Fur


Box 73 "Trapped", 2/13/79


Box 73 Fur Coat Trap, 12/25/86

[Background File: Furs/Trapping]


Sub-subseries IV.1.32: G.O.P.



Box 74 G.O.P. Platform—Grounds for Worry, 9/25/84


Sub-subseries IV.1.33: Guatemala (Blake Case)


Box 74 2 Who Disappeared in Guatemala, Forever?, 1/6/86

[Background File: Blake Case 1985-6]


Sub-subseries IV.1.34: Haig


Box 74 Haig's Wrong Signals, 4/3/81


Box 74 Some History for Haig, 4/6/82


Sub-subseries IV.1.35: Hodel


Box 74 Hodel Squanders Our Birthright, 5/12/87


Sub-subseries IV.1.36: Honduras


Box 74 Treating Honduras as a Vassal State, 1/11/85


Box 74 What Honduras Wants from Us, 1/14/85


Sub-subseries IV.1.37: Hungary


Box 74 Hungary's Leader Voices Confidence in Détente, 6/10/78


Box 74 Hungary Reaches Westward, 7/7/78


Sub-subseries IV.1.38: India


Box 74 An Analysis of the Indian Election


Sub-subseries IV.1.39: Iran


Box 74 The Persian Mind, 9/30/75


Box 74 Tightrope in Iran, 1/12/79


Box 74 Iran's Tidal Wave, 1/23/795


Box 74 Learning from the Crisis, 12/11/79


Sub-subseries IV.1.40: Iraq


Box 74 Saying No to No-Win War (NY Newsday), 1/11/91


Sub-subseries IV.1.41: Ireland


Box 74 The British Dimension, 10/6/79


Box 74 D'Amato's Irish Fling, 12/18/80


Box 74 To American Friends of Harrod's Bombing, 12/26/83

[Background File: Ireland]


Sub-subseries IV.1.42: Jacob Riis Park


Box 74 Green, Not Greenbacks at Jacob Riis Park, 6/14/88

[Background File: Jacob Riis Park]


Sub-subseries IV.1.43: Japan


Box 74 Can Japan Survive its Own Success, 11/30/70


Sub-subseries IV.1.44: Koch


Box 74 An Ordinary Guy, 9/17/77


Box 74 Koch's Chutzpah, 6/21/83


Sub-subseries IV.1.45: Korea



Box 75 Yankee, Please Stay a Little While, 11/23/70


Box 75 All Quiet Along the Other DMZ, 11/24/70


Sub-subseries IV.1.46: Libya


Box 75 More than Libya was Ground Zero, 5/8/86


Sub-subseries IV.1.47: McGovern


Box 75 The Next Four Years (Acknowledgment) McGovern Endorsement, 9/28/72


Sub-subseries IV.1.48: Marcos


Box 75 The House of Marcos, 7/4/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.49: Martha's Vineyard


Box 75 A Plea to Stop, Look, and Listen (Vineyard Gazette), 7/27/71


Box 75 The Vineyard's Grapes of Wrath (On the Vineyard), 7/80


Box 75 Island Faces Array of Environmental Threats (Vineyard Gazette), 9/2/94


Sub-subseries IV.1.50: Mayor of NYC


Box 75 More than a Mayor, 11/2/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.51: Meese


Box 75 Not Only Meese is Now on Trial, 2/4/85


Box 75 Meese's Record on Failure, 11/17/87


Sub-subseries IV.1.52: Mexico


Box 75 Mexico's Leader, Outlining Plans, Sees a Challenge in National Crisis, 2/1/77


Box 75 Mexico's New Regime I, 2/10/77


Box 75 Mexico's New Regime II, 2/11/77


Box 75 Ferment in the Americas, 2/26/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.53: Middle East*


Box 75 Background Files Middle East


Sub-subseries IV.1.54: Morocco


Box 75 In Morocco, a Fire is Slowly Burning, 4/28/84


Sub-subseries IV.1.55: Moynihan


Box 75 JBO Opposition to NYT Moynihan Endorsement, 9/1976


Sub-subseries IV.1.56: MX Missile


Box 75 MX: Tick, Tick, Tick, 10/21/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.57: National Parks


Box 75 Bye, National Parks, 6/7/85


Sub-subseries IV.1.58: Nicaragua


Box 75 "Fraud" in Nicaragua, 11/15/84


Box 75 U.S. Aid is Misguided, 3/7/86


Box 75 The Wrong Risk in Nicaragua, 2/11/87


Box 75 To Ortega: Throw the Election, 2/24/90


Sub-subseries IV.1.59: NYT State of the City Series*



Box 76 State of City (acknowledgements), 5/11-5/25/75


Box 76 Background File: NYC "State of the City" Editorial Series", 1975


Box 76 PAC (Political Action Committees):


Box 76 The PAC-Man's Game—Eating Legislators, 9/6/84


Sub-subseries IV.1.60: Palestinians


Box 76 Defying the P.L.O., 12/21/77


Box 76 West Bank Voices, 9/9/77


Sub-subseries IV.1.61: Peru


Box 76 Peru at Mid-Passage, 4/19/79


Box 76 Peru's Rocky Road, 4/20/79


Box 76 Peru's Time of Transition, 4/21/79


Sub-subseries IV.1.62: Polluters


Box 76 To Vote Against Polluters, 10/29/82


Sub-subseries IV.1.63: Pork Barrel Politics


Box 76 Boondoggles, 6/9/77


Box 76 The Pork Barrel Challenge, 7/21/77


Box 76 Pork—U.S. Prime, 7/29/81


Box 76 Highway Robbery, 12/16/81


Box 76 Lame Ducks, With Pork, 1/6/83


Sub-subseries IV.1.64: Powell, Adam Clayton


Box 76 Past editorials in clip file


Sub-subseries IV.1.65: Press


Box 76 Confidence in the Press, 5/5/76


Box 76 Dwindling Faith in the Press, 5/24/78


Sub-subseries IV.1.66: Reagan


Box 76 For Reagan, A Ticking Ecological Time Bomb, 1/20/81


Box 76 An Insecurity Blanket, 2/17/81


Box 76 Reaganvironmentalism, 5/18/81


Box 76 The Ketchikan Caper, 5/19/81


Box 76 Foreign Nonpolicy, 7/8/81

[Background File: Arms Race and Arms Sales]



Box 77 Reagan Making Bad Start on Nature, 8/31/81


Box 77 The Reagan Hoax, 11/7/81


Box 77 Tragicomedy: Act 1, 12/10/81


Box 77 Tragicomedy: Act 2, 2/4/82


Box 77 Reagan's Path to War, 8/3/83


Box 77 Reagan's Slide to War, 9/29/83


Box 77 Reagan's Shaking Fist, 1/9/84


Box 77 Reagan's Version of the Truth, 7/9/84


Box 77 Mr. Reagan's Bombs, 8/8/84


Box 77 Environment-Buster Reagan, 10/20/84


Box 77 Mr. Reagan's Flim-Flamming, 4/17/85


Box 77 Reagan's Brezhnev Doctrine, 5/20/85


Box 77 Reagan Keeps Gearing Up to Overthrow the Sandanistas, 8/5/85


Box 77 Reagan Isn't Buoying Freedom Abroad, 4/6/86


Box 77 Reagan Legitimizes Botha, 5/29/86



Box 78 Why is the Iran Deal a Surprise? Reagan Has Long Been Deceptive, 12/17/86


Box 78 What the President Should Do Next? Consider Stepping Down, 3/1//87


Box 78 Reagan Fails the Country, 8/11/87


Box 78 Will Reagan Imperil Public Lands, 2/17/88


Sub-subseries IV.1.67: Rumania


Box 78 On Rumania, the West, and the East, 8/4/82


Box 78 Hard-Pressed Rumania Looks to Washington, 8/5/82


Sub-subseries IV.1.68: Silent Spring


Box 78 Silent Spring, For Kids, 3/30/89


Sub-subseries IV.1.69: South Africa


Box 78 In South Africa, A Gathering Storm, 7/18/86


Box 78 The Manacles on South Africa's Media, 7/23/86


Box 78 Botha's Last Chance, 7/31/86


Sub-subseries IV.1.70: Soviet Union


Box 78 Orlov's Crime, 2/10/83


Sub-subseries IV.1.71: Star Wars


Box 78 Out of Star Wars and Back to Earth, 10/29/86


Sub-subseries IV.1.72: Staten Island


Box 78 Whistle-Blowing on Staten Island, 1/8/80

[Background File: Staten Island]


Sub-subseries IV.1.73: Taiwan


Box 78 Taiwan, Buffeted by Friend and Foe, 8/6/80


Box 78 Taiwan's Identity Crisis, 8/7/80


Box 78 In Taiwan, Pluses and Minuses, 8/8/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.74: Trilateral Commission


Box 78 The Trilateral Way, 4/10/80


Sub-subseries IV.1.75: Vietnam


Box 78 The 3 Wars of Vietnam, 4/13/67


Sub-subseries IV.1.76: Watt



Box 79 Watt's Very Wrong, 12/31/80


Box 79 Background Files: Watt Book (2); Watt Editorials (by others); Watt Record



Box 80 Background Files: Watt Research; Watt Secretary of the Interior


Sub-subseries IV.1.77: Westway



Box 81 Westway Panic Button, 12/19/78


Box 81 Transit, Not Westway, 11/15/79


Box 81 Mr. Carey, Westway is the Wrong Way to Go, 3/10/81


Box 81 Westway: Bad Way; Trade-In: Best Way, 10/21/82


Box 81 Westwaygate, 3/21/83


Box 81 Westway, Governor? No Way!, 6/6/83


Box 81 Way Beyond Westway, 11/30/83


Box 81 Instead, Call it Wasteway, 6/2/84


Box 81 Westway Red Herring, 1/19/85


Box 81 Hell-for-Broke on Westway, 2/16/85


Box 81 A Westway Trade-in, or Not? Yes—For Transit, 9/18/85


Box 81 Post-Westway Political Cares, 10/18/85


Box 81 Daughter of Westway: A New Fiasco, 7/8/88


Box 81 Background Files: Westway


Sub-subseries IV.1.78: Whaling


Box 81 Japan, Swallow Hard and Stop Whaling, 1/19/83


Box 81 Background File: Whaling


Sub-subseries IV.1.79: Yugoslavia


Box 81 Strains, Rivalries, Disparities, 6/24/82


Box 81 Yugoslavia(s), 6/25/82


Subseries IV.2: Editorial Books


Sub-subseries IV.2.1: Preliminary



Box 82 Preliminary Materials


Sub-subseries IV.2.2: Book: The United States


Box 82 Chapter 1: The Presidency


Box 82 Chapter 2: Constitutional Liberties


Box 82 Chapter 3: Civil Rights


Box 82 Chapter 4: McCarthyism


Box 82 Chapter 5: The Washington Scene



Box 83 Chapter 6: The State of New York


Box 83 Chapter 7: The City of New York


Box 83 Chapter 8: Our Environment


Box 83 Chapter 9: Into the Space Age


Box 83 Chapter 10: The American Scene


Box 83 Chapter 11: The Press and the Times (part 1: the press part 2: the Times)


Box 83 Chapter 12: Men of Our Time


Sub-subseries IV.2.3: Book: The World



Box 84 Chapter 1: The Second World War


Box 84 Chapter 2: The Cold War


Box 84 Chapter 3: The Korean War


Box 84 Chapter 5: The Atom in War and Peace



Box 85 Chapter 6: The United Nations


Box 85 Chapter 7: The World at Large


Box 85 Chapter 8: Men of the World


Subseries IV.3: Printed



Box 86 The Edge of Freedom


Box 86 Social Responsibility of the News Press (2)


Box 86 The State of the City


Subseries IV.4: Foreign Travel and Related Article



Box 87 1952


Box 87 Reports on Trips Abroad, 1957


Box 87 Africa: Photos Carnegie Corp. Grant re: book Edge of Freedom, 1959


Box 87 Brazil Conference on World Tensions, 8/6-12/62


Box 87 Trip to Pakistan/India/Vietnam, Feb./March 1967


Box 87 Material for Article on India, Feb./March 1967


Box 87 Material for Article on Vietnam, Feb/March 1967



Box 88 Trip, 1968


Box 88 Trip to England, June 1968


Box 88 Trip to Japan, Oct-Nov. 1970


Box 88 Trip to Korea, 10/14-17/70


Box 88 Trip to Israel and Egypt, 5/13-6/4/72


Box 88 Trip to Paris, Bonn, Prague, Budapest, Fall 1973


Box 88 Trip to London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, March 1974


Box 88 Trip to Jamaica, Feb. 1974


Box 88 Trip to Iran, Sept. 1975


Box 88 Alaska, 1975/1979


Box 88 Alaska, 1978/80



Box 89 Trip to Brazil, March-April 1977


Box 89 Trip to Mexico, Jan. 1977


Box 89 Trip to Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, France, August 1977


Box 89 Trip to Czechoslovakia, March 1978


Box 89 Trip to Austria, March 1978


Box 89 Hungary, 1978


Box 89 Trip to Hungary, March-April-June 1978


Box 89 Rhodesia, 1978


Box 89 Peru March, 1979



Box 90 Trip to Peru, March 1979


Box 90 Trip to Chile, March-April 1979


Box 90 Trip to Argentina, April 1979


Box 90 Trip to Ireland and England, August 1979


Box 90 Chile, 1979


Box 90 Philippines -- Names and Addresses—Communications, 1980


Box 90 Trip to China, Early May 1980


Box 90 Trip to Taiwan, late May-early June 1980


Box 90 Taiwan -- Names, Addresses—Communications, 1980


Box 90 Taiwan, 1980



Box 91 Taiwan, 1980


Box 91 Trip to Philippines, 1980


Box 91 China, 1980


Box 91 Alaska, 1980-1984


Box 91 Romania, 1982


Box 91 Trip to Balkans-Yugoslavia, 4/86



Box 92 Trip to the Balkans—Romania, 4/82


Box 92 Trip to Yugoslavia


Box 92 Trip to Romania, April-May 1982


Box 92 Trip to Bulgaria, April 1982


Box 92 Trip to Morocco, February 1984


Box 92 Tunisia, 1984


Box 92 Trip to Tunisia, March 1984


Box 92 Trip to Honduras, October 1984


Box 92 Trip to El Salvador, October 1984


Box 92 Trip to Nicaragua, October 1984


Box 92 Nicaragua, 1984/86


Box 92 El Salvador, 1984/1989


Box 92 Trip to Alaska, August-September 1985


Box 92 Trip to Cuba, October 1985


Box 92 Cuba, 1985


Box 92 Trip to London and Paris, April 1986


Box 92 China, 1986


Subseries IV.5: Book Reviews and Opinon



Box 93 Book Reviews by JBO, 1950-1957


Box 93 Book Review of "Masters of Deceit", 1958


Box 93 Campomenosi


Box 93 "Edge of Freedom" Publishers


Box 93 "Edge of Freedom" Reviews and Congratulations


Box 93 Freedom of the Press


Box 93 JFK/Lindsay Edits by JBO


Box 93 Kennedy, Robert F., 1968-9


Box 93 Letters from Russia (reprinted in the Washington Post Feb.1938)


Box 93 Letters to the Editor JBO


Box 93 Letters to Prospective Journalists


Box 93 NY Times Magazine Articles


Box 93 Press-Managing the News


Box 93 Testimony-Congress 1988 Freedom of the Press in South Africa


Box 93 "The Trust"


Subseries IV.6: Rhodes Sscholar Essays



Box 94 Unsorted Essays (7)


Subseries IV.7: Interviews/Research For Writings



Box 95 CA Environment


Box 95 Conservation


Box 95 Conservation: Bering Strait Preserve


Box 95 Conservation: Martha's Vineyard


Box 95 Conservation: Martha's Vineyard, 1972-1973


Box 95 Conservation Organization


Box 95 Interview with Milovan Djilas, (appeared 6/20/82)


Box 95 Interview with John F. Kennedy


Box 95 Interview with John V. Lindsay


Box 95 Interview with Lyndon B. Johnson


Box 95 Interview with Nelson Rockefeller


Box 95 Op-Ed General



Box 96 Proposed Op-Ed Pieces (some by notables)


Subseries IV.8: JBO The New York Times Magazine Articles



Box 115 Folder 6 Artiles that John B. Oaks wrote for The New York Times Magazine during the first years he was at the papers.