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Inventory of the Richard Hanser papers
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Description
Television scripts, other writings, correspondence, notes, printed matter, and other research materials, relating to a wide variety of episodes in American and world history, including the 1923 putsch by Adolf Hitler, anti-Nazi resistance by students at the Universität München during World War II, and the role of humor in politics.
Background
Richard Hanser (1909-1981) was an award winning historical novelist and writer of television documentary series. Hanser joined the National Broadcasting Company after World War II and collaborated with television producer, Henry Salomon, who produced and along with Hanser, co-wrote ''Victory at Sea,'' a naval history of the war.
Extent
40 manuscript boxes (16 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.