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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...
    • Oral history with Dan M. Lee; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted February 5, 11, and 12, 2003 with Dan M. Lee. The Honorable Dan M. Lee was born in Petal, Mississippi, on April 19, 1926. He graduated from Petal High School in April 1944. Justice Lee is a World War II...
    • Oral history with Dolphus Weary; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Dolphus Weary. Reverend Dolhpus Weary was born to Albert and Lucille Granderson Weary in Sandy Hook, MS in August 1946. Both of Weary’s parents had children from previous marriages, as well as children from...
    • Oral history with Eberta Spinks; 1995

    • Oral history.; Eberta Spinks was born in 1914 in Mississippi. Her parents farmed until her father moved the family to Tallahalla, Mississippi in order to take a job at the sawmill there, and later moved the family to Mobile Street in Hattiesburg. ...
    • Oral history with Father Peter Quinn; 1999

    • 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...
    • Oral history with Fred L. Banks, Jr.; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on March 25, 2003 with Judge Fred L. Banks, Jr. (born 1942). In the late 1960s, Judge Banks began his law career by serving for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. He was elected three times to the House...
    • 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...
    • Oral history with J.C. Fairley; 1977

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on January 31, 1977 with Jimmy Carter Fairley (born 1921). A native of Greene County, Mississippi, Mr. Fairley was active in the civil rights movement at the local, state, and national levels.
    • Oral history with James L. Roberts, Jr.; 2002

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted September 19, 2002; September 26, 2002; October 3, 2002; October 17, 2002; and October 31, 2002. Honorable James Lamar Roberts Jr. was born in the Robbs Community in Pontotoc County on June 8, 1945. He received...
    • Oral history with James L. Robertson; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted March 1, April 5, June 6, and June 9, 2003. James Lawton Robertson was born in Greenwood, Mississippi in July of 1940. He attended the University of Mississippi where he earned his bachelor's degree in history. ...


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