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    • Bargain days?; October 29, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, with a pen in his hand, stands beneath a large gun barrel that is labeled, "U.S. Defense." From the barrel hangs a note: "Marked down $609...
    • 1969-10-29
    • Bracket creep; circa 1981-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Ronald Reagan sits at his desk with a worried look on his face. On his desk are two large books, labeled "Tax cuts" and "Budget cuts," a telephone, and papers labeled...
    • 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Budget cuts; circa 1981-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. In front of a door/building labeled "Department of Defense," two men face off, glaring at each other. The man labeled "Cap the knife" is Caspar Weinberger, and he is holding a...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • He's not heavy, he's my lawyer; [1972-1974]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jon Kennedy. A slight looking man labeled "U.S. taxpayer" walks beside Richard Nixon. He sweats and strains as he carries Attorney General John Mitchell on his shoulders labeled "Legal fees for...
    • 1972; 1973; 1974;
    • No laughing matter; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. Uncle Sam stands holding only the frame of an umbrella. A tag hanging from the umbrella is labeled "Inadequate defense." A large group of missiles labeled "Possible enemy missile...
    • 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973;
    • Oral history with Boyce Holleman

    • Oral history.; Mr. Boyce Holleman was born on February 26, 1924, in Wiggins, Mississippi. Mr. Holleman enrolled at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the fall of 1940, but transferred to the University of Mississippi to study law. In...
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    • Oral history with Eberta Spinks

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted in the spring of 1995 with Eberta Spinks (born 1914). In 1964, Mrs. Spinks became active in the civil rights movement. She housed civil rights workers in her home, integrated the restaurant of the Pinehurst Hotel...
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    • Oral history with Father Peter Oliver Quinn

    • Oral history.; Father Peter Oliver Quinn was born on April 11, 1937, in Ireland. He was ordained when he was twenty-five years old in Ireland, and he came to Mississippi in September, 1962. Father Quinn's first assignment was at Sacred Heart...
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    • Oral history with Harry C. Tartt

    • Oral history.; Reverend Harry C. Tartt was born on October 16, 1908, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Reverend Tartt attended New Orleans University (now Dillard University) in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1934, Reverend Tartt began teaching school at...
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    • Oral history with James Nix

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 7, 1993 with James Nix (born 1937). In 1966, Mr. Nix formed a civil rights activist group called the Spirit. This group agitated for civil rights in Hattiesburg and served as bodyguards for local civil...
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    • Oral history with Jan Handke

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 8, 1996 with voter registration activist Jan Handke (born May 10, 1945). Ms. Handke was a part of the Freedom Summer Project, becoming occupied with voter registration in Vicksburg and working in the...
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    • Oral history with Jesse Boyce Holleman

    • Oral history.; Three interviews conducted on August 8 and 10, 1976 and October 19, 1976 with Jesse Boyce Holleman (born 1924). He served in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1947 until 1953. At that time, he became district attorney for...
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    • Oral history with Josephine Clemons Bell

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on October 22, 1996 with Mrs. Josephine Clemons Bell (born 1909). Her teaching career in elementary education in the public school of Natchez-Adams County spans twenty-nine and a half years. After retiring in...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Dave Dunaway

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 24, 1981 with Mr. Dave L. Dunaway at his office in Greenville, Mississippi. Dunaway was born on January 2, 1927 near the Enon community in Walthall County, Mississippi. Following his discharge from the...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Erle Johnston

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 30, 1980 with Mr. Erle Johnston at his home in Forest, Mississippi. Johnston was born on October 10, 1917 in Garyville, Louisiana. In 1941, he moved Forest, Mississippi and bought the fledgling newspaper,...
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