Collection SR 24523-1 - Interviews with Wayne Morse campaign staff

Interviews with Wayne Morse campaign staff [Sound Recording 01] Interviews with Wayne Morse campaign staff [Sound Recording 02]

Identity elements

Reference code

SR 24523-1

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Title

Interviews with Wayne Morse campaign staff

Date(s)

  • 1968 (Creation)

Extent

.1 cubic feet; 1 audiotape reel (42 min., 23 sec.) 7 in. open reel; 1.875 ips.

Name of creator

(1932-2012)

Biographical history

Ron Abell (1932-2012) was born in Los Angeles, California. He was a journalist, author, teacher and activist.

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Biographical history

Helen Johnson worked on the 1968 re-election campaign for U.S. Senator Wayne Morse.

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Biographical history

Phillip George worked on the 1968 re-election campaign for U.S. Senator Wayne Morse.

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Scope and content

These audio recordings consist of interviews with staffers of Wayne Morse's 1968 re-election campaign for the U.S. Senate. The interviews were conducted by an unidentified woman. The interviewees include Ron Abell, Helen Johnson, and Phillip George. In these interviews, the staffers discuss Morse's accomplishments and the reasons why they believe he should be re-elected, including his senior position in the Senate, his stance on war and social issues, and his political acumen. They talk about Morse's plans to pursue legislation on health care, jobs, and poverty.

The recordings also include variations of political ads for Wayne Morse's 1968 re-election campaign, produced by Oregon legislator Ted Hallock's advertising and public relations company.

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Conditions governing access

Collection is open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

In Copyright – Rights-Holder(s) Unlocatable or Unidentifiable http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/

Languages of the material

  • English

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Finding aids

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Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Gift of Ted Hallock, July 2001 (Lib. Acc. 24523).

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Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Oral history interview with Wayne Morse, by William Plymat, SR 779, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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General note

Preferred citation: Interviews with Wayne Morse campaign staff, SR 24523-1, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

General note

These recordings were previously identified as SR 3908.

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Rules or conventions

Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.

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Archivist's note

Sarah Stroman

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