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Edwin R. Bayley Papers, 1941-1986

Type: individual

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No Mass Communications History Collections site Wisconsin Historical Society

Papers of a Wisconsin newspaper reporter, writer, aide to Governor Gaylord Nelson (1959-1961), press officer in the Kennedy administration (1961-1963), National Educational Television executive (1964-1969), and dean of the School of Journalism of the University of California-Berkeley (1969-1985). Included are printed and draft newspaper and periodical articles (available only on microfilm); personal and professional correspondence; speeches; original research material, notes, and drafts of his book on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's relations with the press; and an oral history interview. Correspondents include Gaylord Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee chancellor J. Martin Klotsche, former Milwaukee Journal associates, and Wisconsin Democrats such as Patrick Lucey and John Reynolds. The McCarthy files include copies of the senator's state income tax forms and information on interviews with the journalists who covered him such as Joseph Alsop, Laurence Eklund, John Patrick Hunter, Miles McMillin, George Reedy, Morris Rubin, and John Wyngaard, and with Nathan Pusey.

Archive: Mass Communications History Collections

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