Preliminary Inventory of the Paul Findley papers

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Title: Paul Findley papers
Date (inclusive): 1974-1985
Collection Number: 88002
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 13 manuscript boxes (5.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Writings, notes, interview transcripts, correspondence, printed matter, and sound recordings, relating to relations between Israel and the United States, American foreign policy in the Middle East, and lobbying activities on behalf of Israel in the United States. Includes research material gathered for use in They Dare to Speak Out.
Creator: Findley, Paul, 1921-


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paul Findley Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Statesmen -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel
Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East
Zionism -- United States
United States. Congress. House

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They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel's Lobby Drafts, correspondence and working materials (1985).


Introduction: A Middle West Congressman Meets the Middle East


Chapter 1: King of the Hill

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Chapter 2: Stilling the Still, Small Voices

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Chapter 3: The Deliberative Body Fails to Deliberate

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Chapter 3 (continued)


Chapter 4: The Lobby and the Oval Office

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Chapter 4 (continued)

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Chapter 5: Penetrating the Defenses at Defense--And State


Chapter 6: The Assault on "Assault"

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Chapter 7: Challenges to Academic Freedom


Chapter 8: Tucson: Case Study in Intimidation

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Chapter 9: Church and State

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Chapter 10: Not All Jews Toe the Line

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Chapter 10 (continued)


Chapter 11: Beyond the Banks of the Potomac


Epilogue: Repairing the Damage


Correspondence with publishers

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