Lee Riley Powell Typescripts

MC 2394

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator
Powell, Lee Riley
Title
Lee Riley Powell Typescripts
Inclusive Dates
circa 1984
Identification
MC 2394
Extent
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Typescripts of Lee Riley Powell's J. William Fulbright and America's Lost Crusade: Fulbright's Opposition to the Vietnam War and "The China Hearings: The Foreign Relations Committee as a Forum for Dissent."

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Lee Riley Powell Typescripts were donated to the Special Collections Department by Lee Riley Powell of Benton, Arkansas, on August 4, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in June 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Lee Riley Powell Typescripts (MC 2394), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

Lee Riley Powell is a writer and political scientist. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Economic Equality Caucus and Executive Director of the Delta Grassroots Caucus. Powell is the author of J. William Fulbright and His Time: A Political Biography (1996) and J. William Fulbright and America's Lost Crusade: Fulbright's Opposition to the Vietnam War (1984). Among other political roles, he served as a senior advisor to the Mississippi Delta Regional Inititiative during President Bill Clinton's administration (1999-2000) and as communications director and legislative assistant for U.S. Representative Bill Alexander.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of Lee Riley Powell's book, J. William Fulbright and America's Lost Crusade: Fulbright's Opposition to the Vietnam War with some editing notes and markings; typescript of Powell's article, "The China Hearings: The Foreign Relations Committee as a Forum for Dissent," which was written as a graduate seminar paper and originally considered for inclusion as part of the book.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Lee Riley Powell Typescripts include:

J. William Fulbright Papers, MC 144

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession, MC 144B

J. William Fulbright Papers, Post-Senatorial Papers, MC 144C

J. William Fulbright Papers Addendum, MC 144D

Papers of Lee Riley Powell's father, James O. Powell, may be found in the James O. Powell Papers, MC 1313

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

Vietnam War, 1961-1975

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

    Box 1

    Box 1 Folder 1-4

    J. William Fulbright and America's Lost Crusade: Fulbright's Opposition to the Vietnam War typescript, circa 1984

    Box 1 Folder 5

    "The China Hearings: The Foreign Relations Committee as a Forum for Dissent" typescript, circa 1984

    END OF COLLECTION

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