Preserving "A Fair Chance For a Free People" - Karl E. Mundt

Senate Years Works Cited

Committees

Heidepriem, Scott N. A Fair Chance For A Free People: a Biography of Karl E. Mundt, United States Senator. Madison, SD. Leader Printing Company. 1988. Pgs. A24-26.

EROS

Johnson, Rebecca L. What It Took: A History of the USGS EROS Data Center. Sioux Falls, SD: The Center for Western Studies, 1998. 7-12.

Walter Conahan, Sen. Karl Mundt's former press secretary, from a 1989 Argus Leader interview.

Rebecca L. Johnson, author What It Took.

SD Interstates

Letters to Senator Karl E. Mundt's. Correspondence. Mundt Archives RGI DB 231-232, Madision, SD.

Rushmore Dollar

RG III
DB 410
Banking and Currency Committee
1967-1968

Voice of America

Huron, SD, Plainsman, July 9, 1947

Rapid City, S.D. Journal, Jan 22, 1948

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Truman, Harry S.
Truman signs Smith-Mundt Bill

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Voice of America Stamp.

Wildlife Preservation

Mundt Archives
Glass Cases

Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sunday, Jan.2, 2000

61-17F
Certificate for outstanding leadership and support in preserving our endangered wildlife and wild places.

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Mundt recieving passenger pigeon.

Library Dedication

Mundt Archives
Folder 69-1643

Mundt Office

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Fishing Picture
Display Case - Personal Interests #69-2116

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Wednesday Night Club
Mundt's Replica Office

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United States Department of Agriculture Seal
Mundt's Replica Office

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Picture, World Wildlife Fund Award, Gold Medal
Display Case, #862, 61-17F

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Department of State Seal
Mundt's Replica Office

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Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Seal
Mundt's Replica Office

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Karl E. Mundt Photograph
Karl E. Mundt Library Basement

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Pipes
Display Case – Senator Mundt's Pipe Collection

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Nixon and Mundt by Globe Photograph
Daily Plainsman, 5 June 1969. Scrapbook #64

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Ferdinand and Rose Mundt Photographs
Mundt's Replica Office

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Senator John McCarthy Painting
Mundt's Replica Office

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Book of Paintings by Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
Mundt's Replica Office

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Mounted Mask Bobwhite and Picture
Display Case, #714

The Red Scare

Printed by United Press, 3-24-54

Heidepriem, Scott N. A Fair Chance For A Free People: a Biography of Karl E. Mundt, United States Senator. Madison, SD. Leader Printing Company. 1988. Pgs. A24-26.

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Gavel and Sounding Board

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Joseph McCarthy

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Ray Jenkins

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5-14-1954
Sen. Joseph McCarthy at McCarthy-Army hearings in 1954

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5-3-1954
Special Counsel Ray Jenkins sits with a cigarette in his mouth as he listens to testimony by Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens in the McCarthy-Army dispute, May, 3.

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1954
L to R: Ray Jenkins, (Potter), Mundt, McClellan, McCarthy, Stuart Symington

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5-12-1954
Senators investigating the McCarthy-Army dispute get back to taking testimony May 12 after a day spent in discussing ways to shorten the hearings. Army Counselor John Adams is in the witness chair, extreme right. James St. Clair, assistant special counsel, is seated beside Adams. Seated at committee table, from left, Special Counsel Ray Jenkins, Senator Karl Mundt (R-SD), John McClellan (D-Ark), Stuart Symington (D-Mo) and Henry Jackson (D-Was), Lt. Col. John F. T. Murray, Frederick Bryan, John Kimball, Jr., Roy Cohn, Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis) and Francis Carr. In center background, man seated at what looks like a roll top desk is controlling microphones plugged into public address system, switching from one speaker to another as warranted.

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4-29-1954
Pvt. G. David Schine testifies before the Senate Investigations Subcommittee April 29 that this photograph of himself with Secretary of the Army Stevens also showed Col. Jack T. Bradley in the group when he gave it to the McCarthy committee staff. Left to right at top left are Senator Henry Jackson (D-Wash.); Francis Carr, McCarthy aide; Senator McCarthy (R-Wisc.) and Roy Cohn, McCarthy aide.

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Sen. Joseph McCarthy and Private G. David Schine at the McCarthy-Army hearings in 1954.

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Senator Joseph McCarthy and Francis Carr, chief of his investigating staff, at the McCarthy-Army hearings on May 5, 1954

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Senator Joseph McCarthy (R.Wis), is helped in his questioning of Army Secretary Robert Stevens by Committee Counsel Roy Cohn, right, during May 3 session of the Senate Investigations subcommittee's probe into the McCarthy-Army row.

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South Dakota's Senator Karl Mundt – who is chairman of the Senate Committee investigating the controversy between Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.) and certain other individuals in the army – is shown above with the other members of his group at a recent conference in Mundt's office in Washington. Seated (from left) are: Senator Charles Potter (R-Mich.), Senator Mundt and Senator John McClellan (D-Ark.). Standing (from left) are: Senator Everett Dirksen (R-Ill.), Ray Jenkins, the Knoxville, Tenn. Attorney for the Washington hearings. Senator Donald Jackson (D-Wash.) and Senator Stuart Symington (D-Mo.).

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5-4-1954
Special Counsel Ray Jenkins, left, and chairman Karl Mundt (R-SD), appear to be pondering the problem of how to speed up the McCarthy-Army hearings as they listen to discussion on that subject at the start of May 4 session. A short time later Mundt announced the public inquiry will proceed as scheduled “to the better end.”

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Senator Karl Mundt, Ray Jenkins, and Joseph Welch at the McCarthy-Army hearings in 1954.

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Joseph Welch, chief counsel for the Army on the McCarthy controversy, propped on one knee, listens to Ray H. Jenkins, special counsel for the senate investigations subcommittee, at the start of April 29 hearing session.

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Senator Karl E. Mundt and Special Counsel Ray Jenkins get their heads together as Mundt speaks to Jenkins during April 23rd session of the Army-McCarthy hearings.

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Special Counsel Ray H. Jenkins carries on at the McCarthy-Army hearing May 13 in the second of his dull roles – that of cross-examiner. Acting chairman Karl Mundt (R-SD), watches him closely. The wire on the microphone prevents Jenkins getting to close to the instrument. Yesterday, Jenkins made a direct examination of Army Counselor John G. Adams, and May 13 us cross-examining the same witness.

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Ray Jenkins and Sen. Karl Mundt at the McCarthy-Army hearings in 1954

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5-17-1954
Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.) leaves the hearing room May 17 after senators investigating his dispute with army officials called a halt for a week at least, maybe forever. In leaving, McCarthy walks past army files piled on a table near the empty witness chair. Later, an army representative gathered up the files and removed them from the room.

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Joseph Welch, left special counsel for the army, and Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.) smile as they leave the hearing room May 11 after a verbal tussle at the McCarthy-Army inquiry. During a wrangle over proposals aimed at shortening the public hearings. McCarthy accused Welch of violating all agreement.

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Chairman Karl Mundt (R-SD), left, tries to listen to two expert talkers at once before the start of the May 5 hearing session: Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.), center, and Special Counsel Ray Jenkins

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L to R: Karl E. Mundt, Ruth Watt, John McClellan and camera men

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Roy Cohn

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Press taking pictures with Senate committee in background

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G. David Schine

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Schine on witness stand speaking

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Joseph Welch

McCarthy Hearing Videos

#230
Washington Conversation. CBS News. Producer Michael Marlow. Director Bill Linden. Interviewer Paul Niven. July 1962. Duration 25 min

#192
Mundt Closing Message. 17 June 1954. Duration 40 min


Library Ceremony Videos

#321
Your Washington and You on the Air. Interviewer Bob Coar.

#324
Your Washington and You on the Air. Interviewer Bob Coar.

#341
No documentation….

The Adjournment

93D Congress, 2 D Session
Senate Document No 93-119
Memorial Addresses and Other Tributes in the Congress of the United States on the Life and Contributions of KARL E. MUNDT

Ninety-third Congress
Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office Washington: 1974
Pgs. 3, 22-23, 37

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