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.
Richard Hanser (1909-1981) was an award-winning historical novelist and writer of television documentary series. A native
of Buffalo, New York, Hanser was a descendant of three generations of clergymen. He prepared for the Protestant ministry at
Concordia Lutheran Collegiate Institute in Bronxville, New York, before turning to journalism.
42 manuscript boxes
(17.5 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.