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WRAL-TV editorials Volume 1: 11/60 — 11/61 Number & Topic Names mentioned Comments/quotations date #1 Politics and labor: JH questions the prospect of NC Gov. Luther Hodges, John Kennedy 11/21/60 Hodges‘ being named to Kennedy cabinet #2 Media: JH complains that NC papers are liberal & biased Ralph McGill, Dale Alford ―The surest death for freedom of the 11/22/60 press lies down the road of unfairness, partiality, and bias.‖ #3 Freedom of speech & youth: JH praises youths quoted in poll ―Smile, if you will, at the modern teen- 11/23/60 about free speech ager‘s love of rock and roll – but be thankful for his ability to think for himself.‖ #4 Federal aid to education: JH inveighs against it NC Congressmen Bonner, Fountain, 11/25/60 Henderson, Cooley, Kornegay, and Taylor #5 Sanford‘s $106 million plan for education: JH asks where the Terry Sanford 11/28/60 money will come from #6 Chicago voter fraud: JH questions Kennedy‘s vote totals John Kennedy, Richard Nixon 11/29/60 #7 MLK-Kilpatrick debate: JH challenges MLK‘s assertion of a Martin Luther King, Jack Kilpatrick JH steers clear of invective, treats MLK 11/30/60 higher law above legal law in polite, but dismissive, manner #8 What conservatives are ―for‖: JH outlines 11 things that Richard Nixon, John Kennedy Foreshawdowing of ―Senator NO‖ 12/1/60 conservatives are ―for,‖ as opposed to ―against.‖ ―Those of liberal persuasion – and that‘s a polite way of saying socialistic – are master psychologists.‖ #9 Editorial policy: JH outlines why station started editorials 12/2/60 #10 Hodges named Sec. of Commerce: JH expresses cautious hopes Luther Hodges, John Kennedy, Joe 12/5/60 that Hodges will protect Southern business Kennedy #11 A Mall in Raleigh: JH has his doubts about feasibility 12/6/60 #12 Freedom: JH offers definitions of true and false freedom, Barry Goldwater ―Freedom—true freedom – is like a 12/7/60 praises Goldwater for defending conservative principles handful of sand. The moment you relax any of your fingers, it starts slipping away from you.‖ #13 Peyton affair: JH defends Boyd Peyton‘s decision to avoid lie Body Peyton (union leader), 12/8/60 detector test, raises questions about his role in Henderson labor Johnson Matthews (State Paroles violence Board chair), Luther Hodges #14 Gold standard: JH worries about inflation, loss of gold reserves Dwight Eisenhower, FDR, John 12/9/60 Kennedy #15 Student mock congress in Raleigh: JH criticizes students who 12/12/60 called for liberal ideas, eg. abolishing House Committee on Un- American Activities, criticizing segregation #16 Southern Patriarch column: JH lambastes NC state prof for Keith McKean (NC State prof), ―equality is a vague and relative term, 12/13/60 anti-South article William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell yet a status that must be earned – within a race as well as between races.‖ #17 Site of WRAL library discussed 12/14/60 #18 Clark vs. Byrd in Senate: JH defends Byrd Sens. Joseph Clark & Harry Byrd, 12/15/60 John Kennedy #19 Peyton affair: JH defends Peyton‘s conviction Boyd Payton, Johnson Matthews, 12/16/60 Billy Graham, Luther Hodges, Terry Sanford #20 Kennedy appointees: JH questions appointment of Freeman, Harold Cooley, Orville Freeman 12/19/60 Goldberg (MN gov), John Kennedy, Arthur Goldberg (Steelworkers Union) #21 National debt: JH rails against it Lord Keynes, Abe Lincoln ―Thrift was one of the keystones upon 12/20/60 which this country was built, but it has been replaced by deficit financing and the sky‘s-the-limit spending.‖ #22 Socialism: JH equates liberalism with socialism Norman Thomas 12/21/60 #23 Small business loan law discussed Ben Roberts (banking 12/22/60 commissioner) #24 JH lets Pastor Edwards give Christmas editorial Albert Edwards (pastor) 12/23/60 #25 Meaning of Christmas: JH lambastes critics who question literal Jesus ―There are those who, in their dislike 12/26/60 truth of life of Jesus, argues that Jesus emphasizes the ―infinite for the ideals of America, would importance of the individual man.‖ destroy America‘s faith in God. The life of Jesus is the indestructible keystone of our fundamental thinking. Christianity is the master principle of our organic documents of government – the Dec. of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights.‖ #26 Deficit spending: JH attacks Schlesinger for advocating debt Vermont Royster (Wall St. Journal 12/27/60 editor), John Kennedy, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. #27 Media: JH applauds Gray‘s criticism of media Gordon Gray (pub of W-S Journal- 12/28/60 Sentinel), Bill Friday, Eisenhower, Khrushchev, Castro, Truman #28 Foreign aid: JH praises Ervin‘s attack on foreign aid Sam Ervin, Adlai Stevenson 12/29/60 #29 NC government growth A.M. Hale (chair of Wake County 12/30/60 Planning Board) #30 Inaugurations: JH surmises that Kennedy & Sanford will have a John Kennedy, Terry Sanford 1/3/61 hard time keeping promises #31 Senate Rule 22 (Filibuster Rule): JH defends filibusters Sen. Wayne Morse (OR), Hubert ―It is ironic that the filibuster rule was 1/4/61 Humphery, Sen. Douglas (IL), Sam adopted, in the first place, to protect the Ervin minority from the majority, and that now it is proposed to abolish it in the name of minorities.‖ #32 Sanford‘s party: JH defends Sanford‘s refusal to give guest list Terry Sanford -- ironic that 20 years later JH would 1/5/61 to media use presence of liberal guests at Gov. Hunt‘s party in a CCC fundraising letter #33 Race relations and Africa: JH attacks African students who 1/6/61 criticized South, calls Africa ―largely uncivilized,‖ talks about African cannibals #34 Kennedy‘s conservatism: JH encourages Kennedy to break John Kennedy, Harry Byrd, Sam 1/9/61 promises Ervin, Dick Russell #35 JH discusses small loan situation in NC 1/10/61 #36 JH criticizes ―depressed area‖ bill Abe Lincoln, Sen. Sepssard Holland 1/11/61 (FL) #37 House Un-American Activities Committee: JH defends J. Edgar Hoover 1/12/61 committee, criticizes profs who advocate abolition #38 JH defends filibuster rule Kelly Alexander (NAACP) 1/13/61 #39 JH criticizes Sanford for reneging on Camp Polk prison promise Terry Sanford 1/16/61 #40 Cuba and sugar: JH criticizes Cuba for high sugar prices Charles Aycock, Castro, Batista, 1/17/61 Eisenhower, Kennedy #41 Conservative youths: JH praises conservative State students Mike Lea (student editor of State 1/18/61 paper), Barry Goldwater #42 NC Commission on Civil Rights: JH attacks commission for 1/19/61 alleged inaccuracies in education report #43 Taxation and socialism: JH quotes ―Isocrates‖ to defend profit Isocrates 1/20/61 motive #44 U.S. Information Agency: JH emphasizes importance of USIA John Kennedy, Jonathan Daniels, 1/23/61 George Allen (USIA director) #45 Russian program at Duke: JH argues that we need to know more Doris Duke, Eugene Burdick 1/24/61 about Russia, criticizes U.S. diplomacy #46 Labor: JH attacks unions for contributing to economic woes James Cross (union leader) 1/25/61 #47 Liberals and conservatives John Kennedy 1/26/61 #48 House Rules Committee: JH criticizes Rayburn‘s plan to Sam Rayburn 1/27/61 expand committee #49 JH eulogizes Billy Carmichael Billy Carmichael #50 Federal aid to education: JH praises Cong. Poff‘s bill to tie Cong. Richard Poff (VA) 1/31/61 income tax credit to increases in state education spending #51 JH criticizes Fair Trade Bill, says small retailers don‘t need 2/1/61 government protection #52 House Rules Committee: JH doesn‘t understand fight over Alton Lennon, Stewart Udall, Sam 2/2/61 Rules Committee Rayburn #53 NC Commission on Civil Rights: JH attacks committee chair McNeil Smith (Greensboro 2/3/61 McNeil Smith, who he says has had ―a more destructive attorney) influence on race relations‖ than anyone #54 Communism and the welfare state: JH criticizes Schlesinger for Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., John 2/7/61 arguing in favor of welfare state Kennedy #55 JH advocates voluntary ministers to act as public chaplains 2/8/61 #56 USIA: JH argues Voice of America should have balanced Edward Murrow ―For what America is, the rest of the 2/9/61 discussion of South world wants to be… #57 JH attacks NY businessmen accused of price-fixing, calls them Khrushchev 2/10/61 enemies of free enterprise #58 Needy people: JH argues that welfare dollars should promote Ellen Winston (Commissioner of 2/13/61 personal responsibility Welfare), Rep. Rachel Davis #59 Budget: JH warns against excessive education spending Terry Sanford, John Kennedy 2/14/61 #60 Robert Weaver‘s appointment: JH defends Sen Robertson Willis Robertson, Robert Weaver, 2/15/61 against charges of race discrimination John Kennedy #61 JH discusses teacher salaries 2/16/61 #62 JH defends House Un-American Activities Committee W.W. Finlator 2/17/61 #63 Communism and real Americanism: JH says children need to learn about both #64 Speaking out: JH encourages citizens to speak up. ―never before in history has it been 2/21/61 more imperative that the average citizen, the man or woman with no ax to grind, to speak out. Otherwise he or she has no right to complain about high taxes, loss of freedom, and the extension of the tentacles of the welfare state.‖ #65 Michigan, problem state: JH warns NC not to be liberal as MI. Terry Sanford, Gov. Mennen 2/22/61 Williams (MI) #66 Agriculture: JH criticizes increase in corn support prices, Orville Freeman, Earl Butz (Purdue 2/23/61 advocates increased farm production prof) #67 Academic freedom: JH complains that professors are offering Franz Daniel, Boyd Payton 2/24/61 only liberal speakers and ideas. #68 Education: JH fears that improving education has become too Terry Sanford, John Kennedy 2/27/61 political #69 Social Security for the aged: JH criticizes social security W.L. Mitchell (Soc. Security 2/28/61 Administration) #70 JH praises Prof. Orr‘s new book on Charles Aycock Oliver Orr, Jr. (N.C. State prof), JH reveals his criterion for greatness: 3/1/61 Charles Aycock, John Temple ―[Aycock] probably could be counted Graves on to say what he believed – regardless of the votes it cost him, and the ridicule he might be forced to endure. And that, now – as it was then – is the true test of greatness.‖ #71 Rules Committee issue: JH complains that NC congressmen are Sam Rayburn, President Kennedy, 3/2/61 being unfairly slandered Harold Cooley #72 Death penalty W.C. Harris, Jr. (Wake Co. rep), ―The society that today is pondering the 3/3/61 Willis Smith abolishment of capital punishment should evaluate its obligation to eliminate the need for it.‖ #73 John Birch Society: JH criticizes newspaper coverage of J.B.S. J.C. Peele 3/6/61 #74 JH supports sales tax because it makes government demands Terry Sanford 3/7/61 plain to consumer #75 House Un-American Activities Committee: JH notes James Pike 3/8/61 approvingly that House voted overwhelmingly to fund committee #76 Young conservatives: JH commends Young Americans for Alexis de Toqueville 3/9/61 Freedom, arguing that they are part of new college conservatism #77 NC state politics: JH discusses Sanford‘s education/tax bill Ray Reeve, Terry Sanford, William 3/10/61 Copeland #78 Education: JH praises Vice-Adm Rickover‘s speech in which Vice-Admiral Hyman Rickover, ―It‘s not a matter of the public‘s being 3/13/61 he questioned need for more education spending Terry Sanford unwilling to sacrifice for education. It is a matter of the public‘s demanding more to sacrifice for.‖ #79 Segregation and property rights: JH praises NC Supreme Court Justice R. Hunt Parker (NC 3/14/61 decision upholding convictions of sit-in participants for Supreme Court) violating property rights #80 Taxes: JH quotes approvingly from Indiana resolution rejecting 3/15/61 federal aid #81 Welfare: JH advocates tying personal responsibility to welfare 3/16/61 aid #82 Economics: JH discusses effects of taxes, red tape, minimum Luther Hodges, John Kennedy 3/17/61 wage, etc. on America‘s ability to compete in world markets #83 JH discusses political flap over Cooley‘s law partner being Harold Cooley, Sam Ervin, Everett 3/20/61 rejected for DA spot Jordan, John Kennedy #84 Foreign policy: JH warns that US attempts at neutrality are Kerr Scott, JFK, Eisenhower, Adlai 3/21/61 creating a power vacuum into which USSR is stepping Stevenson #85 Education: JH defends NC support of public education 3/22/61 #86 China in the UN: JH argues that US should veto China‘s entry Adlai Stevenson 3/23/61 into UN #87 Greek Independence Day: JH honors Greek contribution to Ironic given his later campaign against 3/24/61 America Galifianakis #88 Federal aid: JH rails against federal aid for unemployment, JFK, Sam Ervin, Everett Jordan 3/27/61 education #89 Taxes: JH argues that all taxes are regressive Terry Sanford 3/28/61 #90 Low-bid system: JH praises Sanford for attacking businesses Terry Sanford, Wade Burton 3/29/61 that abuse system #91 Foreign aid: JH uses letter from Proxmire constituent to mock William Proxmire 3/30/61 foreign aid program #92 Federal aid: JH argues that neither public nor private schools Woodrow Wilson JH would later advocate aid for private 3/31/61 should get federal aid schools #93 John Birch Society: JH defends the Society‘s right to tell its Robert Welch 4/3/61 story in court #94 JH outlines distortions in Murrow‘s documentary on migrant Edward Murrow, Sen Spessard 4/4/61 workers Holland (FL) #95 JH praises town of Italy, TX, for rejecting federal aid 4/5/61 #96 Profit motive: JH praises profit motive as founding principle 4/6/61 #97 NC politics: JH discusses redistricting Harold Cooley, L.H. Fountain, 4/7/61 Ralph Scott, Horace Kornegay, Paul Kitchin #98 Graham and segregation: JH defends Graham‘s right to support Frank P. Graham, Harry Truman ―Politics and the law can do only part of 4/10/61 integration, but disagrees, arguing that blacks must obey all laws the job; the rest must be done by the Negro himself.‖ #99 Textile and the low bid system: JH disapproves of JFK bill that JFK, Luther Hodges, Harry Truman, 4/11/61 attempts to aid New England textile industry Eisenhower, Sen. Williams (DE), Richard Russell #100 JH praises Rev. Ellis‘ speech comparing modern America to late Archie Ellis (pastor, First Baptist 4/12/61 Roman Empire Church, S.C.) #101 Welfare lien law: JH attacks Rep. Lloyd‘s effort to repeal lien State Rep. Leonard Lloyd 4/13/61 law #102 Profit motive: JH praises free enterprise system Beverly Howard, S.B. Rymer, John ―The profit motive is part of every free 4/14/61 Harbert man‘s hope for the future, for it is a component of freedom itself. . . The profit motive is part of his personality.‖ #103 Illiteracy: JH criticizes NC Advisory Committee on Civil ―North Carolina‘s heavy Negro 4/17/61 Rights for exaggerating illiteracy problem population, much of it in rural areas, is undoubtedly a social problem…‖ #104 Taxes: JH supports Thurmond‘s attack on taxation Strom Thurmond 4/18/61 #105 Minimum wage law: JH argues that minimum wage would hurt Sen. Matthew Neely (WV), JFK 4/19/61 economy #106 Foreign policy: JH praises Kennedy for talking tough to Russia Khruschev, JFK, Teddy Roosevelt, Ironic that he calls for next chapter in 4/20/61 re Cuba policy Castro Cuban story to be written ―by men who realize that any dictator is bad‖ #107 Free enterprise: JH tells story of Russian imprisoned for Frank Merriwell, Fedor Kuznetsov 4/21/61 starting own business #108 Teachers: JH supports Sanford‘s push for 8-hour teacher work Terry Sanford 4/24/61 day #109 JH praises Daughters of American Revolution for anti- Mrs. Wilson Barnes, Gertrude 4/25/61 communist stance Carraway #110 Minimum wage: JH argues against increasing minimum wage 4/26/61 #111 Foreign policy: JH worries that Kennedy‘s indecisiveness gives Khruschev, Walter Lippman, JFK, 4/27/61 support to communists in Cuba Castro, Teddy Roosevelt, Dean Rusk, Adlai Stevenson #112 John Birch Society: JH defends Society members for being Robert Welch, JFK, Castro, Arthur 4/28/61 strongly anti-communist Bliss Lane, Medford Evans, Mark Clark #113 NC politics: JH laments ―brainwashing‖ in local elections 5/1/61 #114 Loyalty oaths: JH supports oaths, argues that true Americans Alger Hiss, 5/2/61 should be happy to say them #115 Foreign aid: JH praises Supreme Court Justice Douglas‘ William Douglas, Eugene Burdick, 5/3/61 criticisms of foreign aid program Hubert Humphery #116 NC politics: JH discusses election of first black to Raleigh city John Winters JH sounds quite judicious in appraising 5/4/61 council, says Winters could be model election #117 Communist propaganda: JH argues that US Postal Service David Stephens (postal inspector) 5/5/61 should not deliver Communist mail #118 Federal aid: JH again praises Italy, TX, for refusing aid after Robert Windham 5/8/61 tornado hit town #119 Labor and space program: JH lambastes labor leaders who have Same Ervin, Robert Palmer (labor 5/9/61 stalled work at Cape Canaveral leader), Henry Gable, Euell Hodge, Jimmy Hoffa, Sen McClellan #120 Taxation: JH laments lack of balanced budget 5/10/61 #121 JH opposes pay raises for NC legislators 5/11/61 #122 Television programming: JH joins FCC chair Minow‘s laments Newton Minow, Adlai Stevenson 5/12/61 about the lack of quality, serious programming, but says government shouldn‘t mess with it #123 College basketball scandals: JH says scandals show America‘s Anton Muehlbauer, Terry ―In simple truth, what this generation is 5/15/61 moral failings Litchfield, Stan Niewierowski seeking is comfort and popularity. What it seeks to avoid is sacrifice. But where is the contribution to mankind? We are a nation of crowd pleasers.‖ #124 Federal aid to education Bill Armstrong, Paul Kitchin, Sam 5/16/61 Ervin, Everett Jordan #125 House Un-American Activities Committee: JH defends J. Edgar Hoover, George 5/17/61 committee‘s film ―Operation Abolition‖ about San Francisco Christopher (Mayor of San Fran) student riots #126 Raleigh tax policy: JH urges citizens to pay close attention to 5/18/61 taxes at local level #127 John Birch Society: JH derides liberal opponents of JBS, Robert Welch 5/19/61 defends its slogan ―This is a republic — not a democracy‖ #128 Freedom Rides: JH questions morality of rides, worries about Robert Kennedy ―Simply said, [Freedom Riders] 5/22/61 America‘s image abroad in wake of Alabama violence unnecessarily asked for it, and they got it.‖ #129 Income tax: JH speaks positively of bill advocating abolition of Sens. Midgett, Rutledge, and 5/23/61 income tax Sumner #130 Unemployment: JH claims that nation‘s unemployment rate Seymour Wolfbein (Dep. Sec. of 5/24/61 isn‘t as bad as government claims Labor) #131 JH thanks supporters, critics for writing in 5/25/61 #132 Free enterprise and federal aid: JH approves of Daniel‘s stress Jim Daniel, Stuart Chase ―freedom and liberty can be properly 5/26/61 on free enterprise defined only in terms of personal responsibility‖ #133 Cuba: JH derides Kennedy, Reuther, Roosevelt, and Eleanor Roosevelt, Walter Reuther, 5/29/61 Eisenhower for capitulating to Castro‘s ―blackmail‖ on Milton Eisenhower, John Kennedy, prisoner/tractor swap Castro #134 Democratic Party politics: JH supports Cong. Kitchin in his Paul Kitchin, Charles Raper Jones, 5/30/61 battles with his own Democratic Party Harold Cooley, Ag. Sec. Freeman, L.H. Fountain, Henry Wallace #135 Federal aid to education: JH laments Senate passage of federal 5/31/61 education bill, which he fears will lead to federal control of schools #136 Politics: JH dreams of an ideal candidate who will stand up for John Bowles, Terry Sanford JH offers blueprint for himself as the 6/1/61 the truth as he sees it ideal candidate E.g. ―He will urge that such men as the Galbraiths, and the Schlesingers . . . go back to Harvard, where they came from.‖ #137 Income tax: JH favors abolishing the income tax Jim Hoyle JH is looking out for ―the little man 6/2/61 who needs nothing so badly as to be relieved of some of the burdens piled on him by the politicians for a generation or more.‖ #138 Agriculture policy: JH denounces ―dictatorship‖ of Agriculture Orville Freeman, Harold Cooley 6/5/61 Secretary Freeman #139 Government and language: JH analyzes how certain words have Walter Rogers JH engages in a quasi-postmodern 6/6/61 lost meaning or mean opposite of what people believe, e.g. analysis of language – he‘s ahead of his ―federal aid‖ and ―progressive education‖ time! #140 Postal service: JH wishes postal service would worry more W.R. Greenwood, Sam Ervin, 6/8/61 about Communist propaganda than about the John Birch Everett Jordan, David Stephens Society‘s slogan, which it has prohibited #141 Postal service: JH again fulminates against the flood of David Stephens, Sam Ervin 6/9/61 Communist propaganda inundating U.S. mails #142 Freedom Riders: JH raises questions about Communist Richard Gleason ―We should not hesitate to tell the truth 6/12/61 influence, argues that media should give more coverage to about ourselves – nor should we violence in Communist countries hesitate to tell the truth about our enemies, who stand ready to grind this nation and all it stands for into obscurity.‖ #143 Agriculture policy: JH urges Cong. Cooley to oppose new Harold Cooley 6/13/61 agriculture bill vehemently #144 Media and negative advertising: JH laments newspaper and Ironic given his later use of negative 6/14/61 magazine attacks on the media of radio and television campaigning ―Perhaps it is not axiomatic in the case of newspapers and magazines, as it surely is in most other areas of competition, that knocking one‘s competitor is a bad form of salesmanship.‖ #145 Federal aid to education: JH warns against federal control ―The question, and the sole question, is 6/15/61 who will control our schools.‖ #146 Federal education bill: JH denounces NC leadership‘s efforts to Alton Lennon, Luther Hodges, 6/16/61 pass bill Terry Sanford, all NC Congressmen #147 Government growth: JH decries housing bill, which is more Spessard Holland, Sam Ervin, 6/19/61 evidence that government is growing out of control Everett Jordan, Sens. Byrd, Robertson, Thurmond #148 Centralization: JH warns against growing power of federal John Kennedy, Charles Boswell ―Our founding fathers were 6/20/61 government (mayor of Indianapolis) everlastingly correct in their belief that the closer government is kept at home, the more easily our freedoms can be retained and preserved.‖ #149 Agriculture policy: JH argues that federal involvement in Ezra Taft Benson, Orville Freeman 6/21/61 agriculture is unproductive #150 Treaties: JH defends Senate‘s role to advise and consent, Dwight Eisenhower, FDR, Stalin, 6/22/61 arguing that FDR sold Poland out when he made his own John Kennedy, Charles Bohlen agreement with Stalin #151 Foreign aid: JH advocates stricter controls Eleanor Roosevelt, Castro, Milton ―There is undoubtedly a place for 6/23/61 Eishehower, John Kennedy, Sen foreign aid in the budget of this nation, Capeheart (IN), Eugene Burdick but . . . there is a difference between foreign aid, and a raid by foreigners on the Treasury of the United States.‖ #152 Economy: JH argues that economic picture isn‘t as rosy as Douglas Dillon ―we have been living on borrowed 6/26/61 administration suggests, particularly because of debt money…‖ #153 Federal aid to education: JH quotes approvingly from High Tyre Taylor, Horace Kennedy, 6/27/61 Point school board‘s statement denouncing federal aid Harold Cooley #154 Welfare health policy: JH praises Harnett County program in Bruce Blackmon 6/28/61 which physicians determine whether welfare recipients deserve health benefits #155 Jaycees: JH praises Jaycess for defending conservative Ralph McGill 6/29/61 principles, sees them as another example of young conservatism #156 Welfare: JH describes Newburgh, NY, program that seeks to Joseph Mitchell 6/30/61 limit the number of people receiving welfare #157 Free enterprise: JH quotes approvingly from a sermon by Rev. Rev. Edward Greenfield ―Free enterprise is, indeed, the creative 7/3/61 Greenfield, a converted socialist who defends free enterprise way of life – and it is up to us to keep it so.‖ #158 JH plays Hatcheck‘s contest-winning essay on democracy Michele Hatcheck 7/4/61 #159 ―Operation Abolition‖: JH urges listeners to see the House Un- Mayor Christopher (San Francisco), 7/5/61 American Activities Committee‘s film for themselves J.Edgar hoover #160 Taxation: JH lambastes Treasury Department official‘s ideas on Stanley Surrey, JFK ―A man cannot be physically free while 7/6/61 taxation, which have a ―fringe of tyranny‖ a political slave.‖ #161 Boyd Payton affair: JH discusses Sanford‘s commutation of Terry Sanford, Boyd Payton, Judge 7/7/61 Payton‘s sentence, says incident should be closed Raymond Mallard #162 Federal aid to education: JH quotes from HEW report to show Sam Ervin, Everett Jordan 7/10/61 that federal aid will lead to federal control #163 Foreign aid and policy: JH warns that U.S. may lose Pakistan JFK, Ayub Kahn (Pakistan 7/11/61 because of foreign policy ―folly‖ president), Oscar Lange, Mike Mansfield #164 Campbell College: JH praises college and its president, appeals Leslie Campbell 7/12/61 for donations to the school #165 Letters from listeners: JH comments on letters that criticize 7/13/61 editorials for being too negative, too conservative – that‘s ―in the eye of the beholder‖ #166 Patronage: JH charges that Sanford administration is using Terry Sanford 7/14/61 patronage to silence dissent, urges Sanford to stop it #167 Government spending: JH cites statistics showing spiraling Sen. John Williams (DE), JFK, 7/17/61 federal spending, admonishes us to stop it Douglas Dillon, Dwight Eisenhower #168 Taxation: JH uses example of Hemingway‘s unpublished Ernest Hemingway, Abe Lincoln 7/18/61 novels (which his widow won‘t publish because of high taxes) to argue that high taxes destroy initiative #169 Young conservatives: JH quotes approvingly from two youth‘s George Washington, Teddy 7/19/61 essays to argue that young people are more conservative now Roosevelt, other paragons #170 Federal aid to education: JH praises House Rules Committee JFK 7/20/61 for killing education bill #171 Citizenship: JH encourages listeners to be active in politics lest Graham Barden, Sam Ervin ―Complacency is far more dangerous to 7/21/61 socialists take over the future of this nation than Communism.‖ #172 ―Quality education‖: JH challenges Sanford to define the term, Terry Sanford 7/24/61 argues that state regulations hamper teaching #173 ―Quality education‖: JH uses State College report to show that Terry Sanford, Charles Little ―It takes more than dollars to provide 7/25/61 teacher training programs and state regulations are burdensome ‗quality education.‘‖ #174 Young conservatives: JH argues that young people are seeing 7/26/61 through politicians‘ lies about federal control and taxation #175 American security: JH praises JFK for talking honestly about JFK, Khrushchev, Teddy Roosevelt, ―The danger which America faces from 7/27/61 Communist menace, argues that U.S. security depends on both Chamberlain without is at least equaled by the international and domestic ―Americanism.‖ dangers from within. The walls of our security can tumble either way.‖ #176 Fighting Communism: JH quotes approvingly from story about 7/28/61 a businessman who refused to sell new sawmill technology to Russians #177 Anti-communism: JH applauds Maj. Gen. Walker, ―Operation Maj. Gen. Edwin Walker, J. Edgar 8/14/61 Abolition,‖ and other efforts to detail evils of communism, Hoover, Castro, Ed Sullivan accuses media of misleading American people #178 Freedom and foreign policy: JH laments foreign policy that has JFK, Harry Truman ―Our loss of prestige and influence 8/15/61 frittered away freedom abroad began not with Cuba or Laos, but with the idea years ago that we could buy friends and compromise with tyrants.‖ Ironic, given his later support of right- wing dictators #179 East Berlin: JH supports potential revolution in East Berlin David Brinkley, Castro, Khruschev 8/16/61 #180 Welfare: JH again applauds city of Newburgh, NY, for making Joseph Mitchell, James Dupson 8/17/61 stringent requirements on welfare #181 China in the U.N.: JH praises Sen. Dodd for opposing ―Red Sen. Thomas Dodd, J. Edgar 8/18/61 China‘s‖ entry into U.N. Hoover #182 JH laments the death of two friends Cloyd Philpott, Nelson Stephenson 8/21/61 #183 Taxation and socialism: JH quotes disapprovingly from 8/22/61 National Education Association pamphlet that argues ―Taxes are good‖ #184 See #652 8/23/61 #185 Education: JH applauds tenure of outgoing State Board of Harris Burks 8/24/61 Higher Education director Burks #186 Ghostwriting: JH implies that Sanford‘s speeches are written by Terry Sanford, Jonathan Daniels Classic Helms use of polite sarcasm and 8/25/61 Daniels and that the governor doesn‘t mean what he says wit to make a devastating point #187 Race relations: JH denounces media ―conspiracy‖ to exaggerate Robert Williams, Castro, Juliam ―The press – or, for that matter, 8/28/61 racial problems, uses Monroe racial incidents as an example of Mayfield, James Forman, Constance television and radio – cannot plead media obsession with white violence Lever innocent to a role of conspiracy in the destruction of the reputation of the South.‖ #188 East Berlin: JH credits free enterprise with fomenting rebellion Khruschev, Alvin Hansen, Walter 8/29/61 in East Berlin, criticizes free enterprise critics in U.S. Heller, Ludwig Erhard, JFK #189 Welfare: JH attacks welfare cheats JFK, Vermont Royster 8/30/61 #190 National debt: JH praises Cong. Jonas‘ plan to pay off national Charlie Jonas 8/31/61 debt #191 The Constitution: JH criticizes Sen. Fulbright speech William Fulbright 9/1/61 advocating increased presidential power #192 Parole: JH questions giving parole to three convicted Judge Clawson Williams, Howard 9/4/61 murderers, argues that society must be protected Hepler, Terry Sanford #193 Race relations in Monroe: JH hopes that some good will come Robert Williams, Conrad Lynn, ―Honest, sincere Negroes who want to 9/5/61 out of tension because now people can see that Williams is a George Weismann, Carl Braden, fight for what they believe to be their violent, lawless Communist inspired by outsider Communists John Kasper, Khrushchev rights, are not helped by human trash washed up in tides of tension and violence.‖ #194 Liberals: JH attacks liberals for not being specific and for Clyde Hoey 9/6/61 advocating ―pipe dreams‖ such as socialized medicine #195 Railroads: JH advocates lifting government controls so that 9/7/61 U.S. railroads will be strong and productive #196 Slandering Walker: JH defends Maj. Gen. Walker, who had John McNamara, Edwin Walker, 9/8/61 been criticized by Sec. McNamara and others for expressing Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry Truman, conservative ideas Adlai Stevenson #197 Paroles Board: JH criticizes patronage in Paroles Board Charles Cahoon, Terry Sanford 9/11/61 #198 Urban renewal: JH uses example of Wink, TX, to argue that LBJ 9/12/61 urban renewal ―is unworthy of America‘s principles and traditions‖ #199 Foreign aid and policy: JH lambastes policy makers who seek Che Guevara, Richard Goodwin, This edit is a blueprint for how JH 9/13/61 to make economic deals with Cuba, advocates strong stand Castro, Khrushchev, Charles Bohlen would run Foreign Relations against Castro Committee in future. Great quote: ―Time is running out for Castro.‖ #200 Democratic party politics: JH criticizes Democrats for being Terry Sanford 9/14/61 intolerant of conservatives in their own party #201 Raleigh taxes: JH argues that recent tax increase shows devious Paul Smith 9/15/61 methods by which government takes power from people #202 ―Socialized parking‖: JH discusses Richmond debate over 9/18/61 whether or not government should get into parking business #203 Mount Olive College professor flap: JH defends House Un- Rev. Herman Hersey, Alger Hiss ―Any loyal American who is willing to 9/19/61 American Activities Committee‘s investigations, argues that tell the truth has nothing to fear from prof who pleaded the 5th should be suspected the Committee.‖ #204 Blacks and opportunity: JH highlights efforts of black John Wheeler, C.C. Spaulding ―We advocate neither segregation or 9/20/61 businessmen who operate segregated businesses that cater to the integration. We are simply saying that black community, argues that blacks should take more initiative the Negro who devotes most of his energies and enthusiasm to argument, litigation, and legislation regarding social questions is passing up a golden opportunity to move ahead in a competitive society.‖ #205 Judicial appointments: JH criticizes JFK for rejecting Seawell JFK, Malcolm Seawell, William 9/21/61 as nominee, claims that labor leaders influenced him to do it Pollock, JFK, Judge Richardson Preyer, Luther Hodges #206 Voice of America: JH attacks VOA for not touting America‘s Constantine Brown 9/22/61 virtues enough #207 Being negative: JH defends saying ―No‖ Harris Purks An early defense of ―Senator NO‖ 9/25/61 ―What this nation needs most is an enlightened citizenship which will take the time to study the issues and dare to say ‗No‘ when it needs saying.‖ #208 Trading with the enemy: JH pounds Hodges for advocating the Luther Hodges 9/26/61 trade of ―non-strategic‖ commodities to Russians – everything, including food and clothing, is strategic #209 Insurance: JH criticizes proposed insurance plan to reward Earl Johnson, Charles Gold 9/27/61 ―good‖ drivers #210 Walker affair: JH argues that U.S. government and media owe John McNamara, Edwin Walker, 9/28/61 Maj. Gen. Walker an apology for slandering him Siegfried Naujocks, William Fulbright, Herbert Hoover, Lolyd Wright, Ben Moreell, Felix Morley, Edgar Eisenhower, Charles Edison, Bonner Fellers, Allan Klin, Douglas MacArthur, Hanson Baldwin #211 State Board of Health appointments: JH criticizes Sanford‘s Terry Sanford, Glenn Hooper, 9/29/61 appointments as politically motivated Clyde Minges, Zeno Edwards, Guy Willis #212 Postal service & Communism: JH praises Sen. Humphery for Sam Ervin, David Stephens, Hubert 10/2/61 demanding reciprocity in the mails – if Communists can send Humphery, Khrushchev, Everett propaganda through our mails, then we should be allowed to use Jordan their mails too #213 ―Negative thinkers‖: JH challenges the liberal claim that Hans Sennholz 10/3/61 conservatives who oppose foreign aid and government spending are ―negative‖ #214 Economic policy: JH discusses impact of national debt on U.S. Douglas Dillon 10/4/61 economic power and prestige abroad #215 Taxing and spending: JH praises Sen. Williams for being a Sen. John Williams (DE) 10/5/61 watchdog on government excess #216 ―Ladies‖ in politics: JH applauds the efforts of women working Terry Sanford ―It may be all right to chuckle at a 10/6/61 for good government and anti-Communism lady‘s hat. But the man who fails to respect a lady‘s serious judgment has very little judgment himself.‖ #217 Media bias: JH attacks N&O for portraying Thomas Anderson Sam Ervin, Woodrow Jones, 10/7/61 as a ―right wing extremist‖ Thomas Anderson #218 Government spending: JH praises State Treasurer Gill for Edwin Gill 10/8/61 slashing his department‘s operating costs #219 Communism: JH applauds Supreme Court decision affirming J. Edgar Hoover, Gus Hall, RFK ―We have had enough haggling about 10/11/61 law that requires Communists to register as ―tool[s] of Russia‖ the rights of Communists. Let them retain the right to move among us for so long as they stand exposed for what they are.‖ #220 ―Socialized power‖: JH questions role of Tennessee Valley JFK, George Norris 10/12/61 Authority in deceiving public about rate cuts #221 Missing #222 Welfare: JH praises Newburgh ―revolt‖ against welfare, sees it 10/16/61 as beginning of larger movement #223 Freedom & government: JH argues that American people don‘t Cedric Foster JH uses analogy of monkey grabbing 10/17/61 realize that they are sacrificing their freedom for the promises of sugar from a thin-necked jar to illustrate socialism point about getting something for nothing #224 ―Desirable socialism‖: JH criticizes Tennessee Valley 10/18/61 Authority, insists that there is no such thing as ―desirable socialism‖ #225 Socialism: JH uses historical example of Mayflower Compact Thurman Sensing, William 10/19/61 to show that socialism has never worked Bradford #226 Russia and the future: JH slams Russia as a ―failure,‖ Khrushchev ―Our danger is measured only by our 10/20/61 emphasizes that Americans have duty to protect free enterprise weakness. Mankind‘s freedom will not be lost unless we throw it away.‖ #227 Debt and spending: JH warns about dangers of accruing debt Douglas Dillon, FDR ―We cannot have both government- 10/23/61 provided security and individual freedom.‖ #228 Sales tax: JH implies that Sanford misled people about his Lynn Nisbet, Terry Sanford, John 10/24/61 support of the tax Jordan #229 Federal aid: JH supports congressmen who fight federal control Alton Lennon 10/25/61 #230 Sales tax: JH again raises questions about Sanford‘s role in John Jordan, Terry Sanford 10/26/61 passing sales tax #231 ―Quality education‖: JH urges NC citizens to take more Albert Edwards, Harris Purks 10/27/61 initiative in education and schooling #232 China in the U.N.: JH attacks China for atrocities, argues that it Eleanor Roosevelt, Joseph Grew, 10/30/61 should not be allowed in U.N. Mark Clark #233 Fair Employment Practices Commission: JH chastises Golden Harry Golden, I. Beverly Lake 10/31/61 for not showing up to a debate on the FEPC #234 Bond issue: JH questions whether state needs to borrow money Edwin Gill 11/1/61 for bond issue #235 Religion in politics: JH criticizes the idea that churches should Robert McAfee Brown Rather ironic views coming from Mr. 11/2/61 get involved in politics, argues that only individuals should act Religious Right politically ―Too many ministers are confusing the Gospel of Christ with their own personal political views‖ #236 Agriculture: JH declares that federal programs have trapped Charles Shuman, Douglas Dillon, 11/3/61 farmers in a vicious circle Orville Freeman #237 Highway money: JH attacks Sanford‘s plan to juggle highway Terry Sanford, Henry Ford 11/6/61 money among local communities #238 Walker affair: JH laments the resignation of Maj. Gen. Walker, Douglas MacArthur, Edwin Walker 11/7/61 whom he thinks was attacked unfairly #239 Welfare: JH again praises Newburgh, NY, plan to get people Joseph Mitchell, Robert Byrd JH calls Sen. Byrd an ―ultra-liberal‖ 11/8/61 off welfare rolls #240 NC elections: JH explains defeat of all 12 state bond measures Terry Sanford 11/9/61 as a vote against Sanford political machine #241 Welfare: JH comments on Sanford‘s proposed welfare Terry Sanford, Victor Weingarten 11/10/61 commission, suggesting that the city follow Newburgh, NY, lead #242 Agriculture: JH takes Cong. Cooley to task for his defense of Harold Cooley, Charles Shuman, 11/13/61 federal farm programs, which JH considers wasteful Ezra Benson, Orville Freeman, Douglas Dillon #243 NC politics: JH defends NC citizens who voted against state Terry Sanford 11/14/61 bonds, blames political leadership for the failure #244 Higher education: JH insists that NC offers solid higher 11/15/61 education, esp. at community college level, and he worries about the number of out-of-state students #245 ―Super patriots‖: JH challenges liberals who have made ―super Edward Murrow, Edwin Walker, 11/16/61 patriot‖ an epithet Jack Kilpatrick, Joe McCarthy, Frederick Schwartz #246 Sam Beard substitutes for JH, discusses letters 11/17/61 #247 Profit motive: JH derides corporations that tout their ―service to 11/20/61 the community‖ — they should promote their product; what‘s wrong with the profit motive? He wonders #248 NC bonds: JH defends defeat of bonds, argues that citizens 11/21/61 have supported higher education well #249 NC bonds (cont.): JH again defends defeat of bonds, listing 11/22/61 higher education accomplishments #250 ―Extremists‖: JH wonders why JFK only attacks right-wing JFK, J. Edgar Hoover, Galbraith, ―whatever the differences of opinion 11/24/61 extremists, argues that left-wing extremists abound and are more Schlesinger, Sen. McCarthy, Alger about the late Senator McCarthy, the dangerous Hiss, Dean Acheson, Adlai face remains that McCarthy would Stevenson never have achieved prominence had it not been for Alger Hiss and other traitors in government.‖