Hechler, Kenneth Papers

Dates: 1948-1983

See also Ken Hechler oral history and files.
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Size: 3 linear feet.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: C.W. Ohrvall and Harold F. Smith (1986).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1950-1970

Box 1

  • 1950, June-September
  • 1950, October-December
  • 1951, January-March
  • 1951, April-June
  • 1951, July-September
  • 1951, October-December
  • 1952, January-March
  • 1952, April-June

Box 2

  • 1952, July-September
  • 1952, October-December
  • 1953, January (and 1970)
POLITICAL FILE
  • Establishment of Research Committee (DNC), 1950-1953
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Background Materials - 1952 Whistle-Stop Trips
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: 1952 Campaign - General
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Hechler Memos on 1952 Campaign Materials
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Issues Background Materials
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: "Dirty Tricks" by Republican Press, 1952
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Congressional Voting Records
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Friendly Republican Statements about Russia - "Lest They Forget"
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: General Eisenhower and 1952 Campaign
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: "Ikelopedia" (1952 Campaign)
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: National Presidential Primary - Memorandum
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Nixon Statement that Truman was a Traitor

Box 3

  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: RFC Letters
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Servicemen Voting
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Senator Robert A. Taft - Analysis of his Votes
  • 1952 Presidential Campaign: Voting
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Preparation of Speeches for Vice-President Alben Barkley for use in 1950 Campaign
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Veto of McCarran Act
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: President Truman's Northwest Trip, May 7-16, 1950
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: HST - West Virginia Whistle-Stop Speeches
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Drafts of Truman address to Boy Scouts - Valley Forge, PA - July 1950
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Background of President Truman's address dedicating Coast Guard Cutter "Courier" as a Voice of America Mobile Transmitter, March 4, 1952
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Speech Drafts - 1952 Whistle-Stops
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Dutch Aid to U.S.
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: French Aid to U.S. during Revolutionary War

Box 4

  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Memoranda on "Our Foreign Policy"
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: "Jefferson Pier" Washington Monument
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Religion and Peace Memoranda
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: "Scare Words"
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Witch-Hunting and Hysteria
  • Speech Drafts and Background Material: Letters and Memoranda on Speech-Writing for HST
WHITE HOUSE FILE
  • White House Administrative Procedures
  • General Research - Truman White House
  • Bipartisan Foreign Policy - Study by Hechler
  • United Nations
  • Korea
  • Budget and Fiscal Policy
  • Demobilization Study by Hechler
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Decision to Drop the A-Bomb
  • Some Personal Notes on What Happened at the Truman White House, April 1-4, 1952

Box 5

  • How I came to work for Harry S. Truman in December 1949
  • Eisenhower White House Termination of Hechler
  • Key West
  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  • Last Assignment from President Truman
  • Letters and Memoranda to and with Senate and House members and their staffs
  • National Security Council
  • Payroll Status and Job Description - Truman White House
  • Presidential Letters of Greeting drafted by Hechler
  • Farewell Dinner for White House Staff - State Dining Room - December 18, 1952
  • State Department
  • Personal Communications from President Truman, 1951-1962
  • HST - Personal
  • Adverse Publicity on Hechler's White House Appointment
  • "Welfare State" - Origin of the Term
  • "Corruption" File

Box 6

  • HST Assassination Attempt - November 1, 1950
  • Truman Letter Honoring Minnesota Farmer - Labor delegation in Congress
  • Twenty Years of Teamwork/Progress (booklet)
PERSONAL FILE
  • Carroll, John A.
  • Elsey, George
  • Enarson, Harold L.
  • Harriman, Averell
  • Lloyd, David D.
  • Murphy, Charles S.
  • Sundquist, James L.
  • Rosenman, Samuel P.
  • Vaughan, Harry H.
"WORKING WITH TRUMAN"
  • Correspondence, General
  • Clifford, Clark
  • Donovan, Robert
  • Elsey, George
  • Ferrell, Robert
  • Hopkins, Willaim J.
  • Hull, Cordell re:
  • MacArthur, Douglas re:
  • McCarthy, Joseph re:
  • Murphy, Charles S.
  • Neustadt, Richard E.
  • Tubby, Roger
  • Rosenman, Samuel P.
  • Roosevelt, James
  • Rowe, James
  • Truman, Margaret
  • Willkie, Wendell L. re:
  • West Virginia Library Association Award

Box 7

  • "Working With Truman" Second Draft - Start to page 100
  • "Working With Truman" Second Draft - Pages 101-200
  • "Working With Truman" Second Draft - Pages 201-300
  • "Working With Truman" Second Draft - Pages 301-400
  • "Working With Truman" Second Draft - Pages 401-500
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