Arthur H. Vandenberg papers: 1884-1974 (bulk 1915-1951)
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Speeches [series]

The Speeches (ca. 1 linear ft.) series is arranged chronologically and covers the period of 1900-1947. The speeches were given both in the U.S. Senate and to various other public and political gatherings.

 
1900, 1918, 1920 undated
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Grand Rapids High School Oratorical Contest April 1900
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"One of the Many Who Are Dying for Liberty" September 20, 1918
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Reprinted from "Saturday Night" Charlevoix, Michigan
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University of Michigan Speech circa 1920
 
1925, 1927
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"Internationalism --Good and Bad" April 16, 1925
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"Mackinac and History"-delivered at Fort Mackinac Michigan to the Memorial Luncheon of the Governors' Conference in the United States July 25, 1927
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, "The Right of Industrial Petition" 1927 undated
 
1928
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"A Program to Stimulate Prosperity in Times of Unemployment and Business Depression" April 21, 1928
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Speech to Members of the Society of American Newspaper Editors April 24, 1928
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Memorial address: Senator Woodbridge N. Ferris May 6, 1928
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"Reapportionment" May 29, 1928
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Michigan Republican State Convention. Detroit. September 19, 1928
 
1929
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"The Reapportionment Bill" January 24, 1929
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"Proceedings for Contempt of Court" September 20, 1929
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"Dedication of University of Michigan League" June 14, 1929
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Grand Rapids' Rotary Club November 8, 1928
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"Michigan's War Dead" October 7, 1929
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January 9, 1939 & January 14, 1930 "Michigan and the Sugar Tariff" 1930-1939
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"Michigan and the Sugar Tariff" March 5, 1930
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"Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway" Detroit. [Speech by Henry J. Allen placed in CR by AHV] March 22, 1930
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"Memorial Address" Detroit. [Burial of 86 "Polar Bears" from A.E.F. in Russia] May 30, 1930
 
1931
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Methodist Conference September 8, 1931
 
1932
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Address concerning Christianity and Constitutionalism circa 1932
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Senate speech relative to the Economy March 22, 1932
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Address via nation-wide radio hook-up. Washington, D.C. September 21, 1932
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January-June 1933
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"The Banking Situation" March 23, 1933
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"Inflation" April 26, 1933
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"Veterans' Allowances and Adjusted Service Certificates" May 15, 1933
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"The St. Lawrence Deep-Waterway Project" May 29, 1933
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"Justice for Veterans" May 31, 1933
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"Address to the National Advertising Convention" Grand Rapids June 26, 1933
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Address to Michigan Bankers' Association. Detroit. June 30, 1933
 
July-December 1933
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"A Defense of the Bank Deposit Insurance Law and an Answer to the American Bankers Association" Chicago. September 12, 1933
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Address to Gridiron Club. December 9, 1933
 
1934
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"Recognition of Russia" January 11, 1934
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"Bank-Deposit Insurance" January 17, 1934
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February 1, 2 "The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Treaty--The Facts" 1934
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"Republican Responsibilities for 1934" Lincoln Birthday speech delivered in Grand Rapids February 19, 1934
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"Take the Profit Out of War" April 12, 1934
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"Revision of Immigration and Deportation Laws" May 14, 1934
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"No Tariff Dictatorship" May 18, 1934
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"Bank-Deposit Insurance the Steel Beam of Recovery June 9, 1934
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Address to Rockford College Graduating Class June 12, 1934
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"80th Anniversary-Birth of the Republican Party" Jackson, Michigan July 7, 1934
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Address on WOOD Radio Network, Grand Rapids. 1934
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1934 Final 1934 Campaign Speech. 1934
 
1935
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"The World Court January 18, 1935
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"The 4, 880,000, 000 Appropriation Bill" February 15, 1935
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"International Trade Relations of the United, States" May 8, 1935
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"The Latest Constitutional Challenge" N.B.C. Radio, Washington June 20, 1935
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"Federal Taxes-There is no Santa Claus" July 7, 1935
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"The Tax Bill is Midsummer Madness" August 14, 1935
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"Can America Stay out of the Next War?" Michigan Press Club, Ann Arbor November 14, 1935
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"Com. Address for 18th Anniversary of Finnish Independence" Detroit. December 6, 1935
 
January-July 1936
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"We Are at Crisis" Lincoln Day Address. New York. February 12, 1936
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Radio Address on Supreme Court. Washington, D.C. February 21, 1936
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"Layman's View of the Supreme Court" N.B.C. Radio. Washington, D.C. March 2, 1936
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"Vampires on the Blood Stream of the Public Credit" June 19, 1936
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Grand Rapids Campaign Speech. July 4, 1936
 
August-December 1936
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Address to Union League Club. Chicago. August 6, 1936
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September 17, 1936. Constitution Day Address. Chicago
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Grand Rapids Campaign Speech September 28, 1936
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Philadelphia Campaign Speech October 1, 1936
 
Undated 1936
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Wilmington, Delaware 1936
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Scotts Bluff, Nebraska 1936
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Omaha, Nebraska 1936
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Ohio Radio Speech 1936
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Connecticut 1936
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Final Campaign Speech. Michigan. Radio. 1936
 
1937
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, "Reorganization of the Federal Judiciary" March 2, 1937
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"More Relief for Less Money" June 22, 1937
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"150th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Constitution of the United States" Detroit. September 17, 1937
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Speech to Joint meeting of Luncheon and Community Clubs. Grand Rapids. October 28, 1937
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"Where do we go from Here?" Radio. November 22, 1937
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"Federal-Aid Highway Appropriations" December 2, 1937
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"Child Labor-Proposed Constitutional Amendment" December 20, 1937
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Veterans of Foreign Wars. Buffalo. September 1937
 
January-June 1938
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Lincoln Day Speech to Middlesex Club. Boston, Massachusetts February 12, 1938
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Gettysburg Memorial Address. Gettysburg, PA May 30, 1938
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"Monetary Problems" June 16, 1938
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Address to Annual Banquet, Michigan State Bankers Association. Grand Rapids. June 24, 1938
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Address to Graduates of Union College, Schenectady, NY June, 1938
 
July-August 1938
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"Cherry Festival Address"' Traverse City, Michigan. July 13, 1938
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Address to Western Michigan Conference of Rotary Clubs, Grand Rapids. September 1, 1938
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Address to National Fraternal Congress. Detroit. August 14, 1938
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Address to the Michigan Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists dedicating new auditorium. Grand Ledge, Michigan. August 28, 1938
 
September 1938
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Address at Ninth Annual Northern Dinner of Miami's Committee of One Hundred. White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia September 14, 1938
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Constitution Day Address. Chicago. September 17, 1938
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Address to Michigan League of Women Voters. Saginaw, Michigan September 28, 1938
 
October 1938
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Address to Michigan Republican State Convention. Grand Rapids, Michigan October 3, 1938
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Address at rally of Lincoln Republican Club at Wichita, Kansas. October 10, 1938
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Address in Sioux Falls, South Dakota October 11, 1938
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Republican Rally at Columbus, Ohio and CBS Radio October 29, 1938
 
November-December 1938, 1938 undated
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WJR Radio. Detroit. November 4, 1938
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Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Symposium on Law in Modern Society. December 2, 1938
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Memorial Address for Senator Royal S. Copeland. Dexter, Michigan 1938
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Profit Sharing Investigation and Plans 1938
 
January-June 1939
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"Put on the Brakes" February 21, 1939
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"Peace or War for America" February 27, 1939
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"The State of the Union" Annual Convention Banquet, Manufacturers Association of New Jersey." May 6, 1939
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Remarks of Carl E. Mapes on AHV May 29, 1939
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Syracuse Commencement Address June 5, 1939
 
July-December 1939
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"Homecoming Day" Detroit at Michigan State Fair (2 speeches) September 6, 1939
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Address to Republican Rally at Bay City, Michigan September 18, 1939
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"Peace and Honor for America" October 4, 1939
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Vandenberg's Statement on Trade Treaties November 3, 1939
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Vandenberg's Statement on Breaking Relations with Russia December 5, 1939
 
January-March 1940
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Memorial Address on William Borah January 20, 1940
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"America at the Crossroads" St. Paul, Minnesota February 10, 1940
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"Looking Ahead to Next November " March 25, 1940
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"Reciprocal Trade Treaties" March 27, 1940
 
April-June 1940
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Gridiron Club Address April 13, 1940
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"Senator Vandenberg Supports Far-Reaching Investigation of Old-Age Problem with Particular Reference to the Social Security Act and the Townsend Plan" April 22, 1940
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Address to Republican State Convention "On to Philadelphia" May 16, 1940
 
July-August 1940
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"Volunteers Versus Conscripts" August 12, 1940
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Address to Michigan Republican Service Men's League. August 14, 1940
 
September 1940
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Speech at Battle Creek, Michigan September 5, 1940
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"Our Worst Tax Law" September 13, 1940
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Address to Kent County Republican Rally September 16, 1940
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Address to Banquet preceding the Michigan, Republican State Convention September 26, 1940
 
October-December 1940, 1940 undated
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Address at Logansport, Indiana October 21, 1940
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Detroit Safety Council October 22, 1940
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State-Wide Radio Address. Detroit. October 23, 1940
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National Radio Broadcast. Cleveland, Ohio October 26, 1940
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"Labor Address." Flint, Michigan. October 29, 1940
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Economic Defense Board" December 2, 1940
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Statement (Speech) of Senator Vandenberg at Mt. Clemens. 1940
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Public Statement on the "Stop Dewey" movement 1940
 
1941
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"Speech in opposition to Lend Lease" February 18, 1941
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"Albion Commencement Address" Albion, Michigan June 9, 1941
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"Extension of Selective Service" August 5, 1941
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"The Case Against Repealing the Neutrality Act" October 27, 1941
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"Churchill was here once before!" 1941
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Address concerning America's national defense 1941
 
1942
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Speech on Senate Finance Committee work March 17, 1942
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"The Truth About Taxes and Inflation" September 7, 1942
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"Freezing Social-Security Taxes" September 17, 1942
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Radio Campaign Speech. WJR. Detroit. October 29, 1942
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"Republican Politics and War" November, 1942
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November 1942, 1942 Campaign Speech 1942
 
January-May 1943
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Vandenberg statement on Tugvell in Puerto Rico January 4, 1943
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Statement of AHV on Florida Canal March 6, 1943
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Radio Speech for Red Cross March 7, 1943
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"Farm Prices" March 25, 1943
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Trade Act May 20, 1943
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Extending the Trade Agreement Act May 24, 1943
 
June-December 1943
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Letter to President recommending Tax Bill June 2, 1943
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"Connally-Smith Bill" June 26, 1943
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"The Food Crisis" July 1, 1943
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Statement on UNRRA Sub-Committee July 15, 1943
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Letter to President Roosevelt re: Social Security Rates September 14, 1943
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"Baruch Report on West Coast Man Power Problem" September 17, 1943
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Statement relative to Baruch Report September 17, 1943
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"The Mackinac Charter" September 22, 1943
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"Senate Peace Resolution" October 25, 1943
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Statement on Social Security Rates November 19, 1943
 
January-September 1944
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"Social Security Freeze" January 11, 1944
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"Subsidies and Inflation" February 11, 1944
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UNRRA February 16, 1944
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March 1691944 Statement at death of Charles L. McNary
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"Social Security" March 20, 1944
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Polish Dinner. Detroit. April 2, 1944
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"Poland's Post-War Status" April 12, 1944
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Statement of Vandenberg for London Daily Mirror April 28, 1944
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"Petrillo" May 29, 1944
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"Post-War Jobs" August 9, 1944
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"International Peace Machinery--the Dumbarton Oaks Conference" August 22, 1944
 
October-December 1944, 1944 undated
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Statement on Social Security Tax October 4, 1944
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Michigan Presidential Campaign Speech October 7, 1944
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Michigan Campaign Speech October 1944
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October 1944 Final Michigan Campaign Speech for 1944 1944
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Social Security Freeze Statement November 14, 1944
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"Saving Michigan 3250 000, 000 Taxes" November 22, 1944
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Pearl Harbor Memorial Radio Address. Plea to Buy Bonds December 6, 1944
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Statement by Senator Vandenberg to Resolutions Committee of Republican National Convention 1944
 
January-June 1945
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"Let's Win Both the War and the Peace" January 10, 1945
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"Lifting Government Controls" February 25, 1945
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Statement re: San Francisco Conference March 5, 1945
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"Land-Lease--and America's Post-War Obligations" April 9, 1945
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Statement at death of Franklin D. Roosevelt April 12, 1945
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Press Statement at UN Delegation May 7, 1945
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United Nations Conference on International Organization United States Delegation Memorandum of Press and Radio News Conference May 9, 1945
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"The Charter of the United Nations" June 29, 1945
 
July-December 1945
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Speech to Detroit Economic Club July 13, 1945
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AFL Radio Speech September 1, 1945
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"Sanctity of Labor-Management Contracts" November 9, 1945
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"Raise the Iron Curtain" November 15, 1945
 
January-March 1946
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"Report on the United Nations Meeting in London" February 27, 1946
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Speech at Grand Rapids "Homecoming" March 23, 1946
 
April-July 1946
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"Proposed Loan to Great Britain" April 22, 1946
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"Report on the Paris Peace Conference" May 21, 1946
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"The Thorny Road Toward Peace" July 16, 1946
 
August-December 1946
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V-J Day Speech, Ann Arbor, Michigan August 14, 1946
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Speech to American Legion Convention August 17, 1946
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Press Release at Paris Peace Conference. Finland Reparations. October 14, 1946
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Radio interview from Washington Saturday night. Interviewer: George Cushing of WJR October 19, 1946
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[October] Speech concerning navigation on the Danube River 1946
 
1947
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"America's Foreign Relations"-Cleveland Foreign Affairs Forum January 11, 1947
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"American Attitude Toward Polish Elections" January 29, 1947
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"The Republican Challenge" Address before Michigan Republican State Convention Grand Rapids February 8, 1947
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Budget Speech. February 21, 1947
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"Lilienthal" April 3, 1947
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"The Whole Greek Loan Story" April 8, 1947
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"Pan-American Day" April 14, 1947
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"Ratify these Treaties!" June 3, 1947
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"Borah as a Statesman" at Unveiling of William E. .Borah Statue June 6, 1947
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University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. November 3, 1947
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Address on Aid to Greece and Turkey 1947
 
1948
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Report of the Brookings Institute on the Administration of European Recovery Program January 24, 1948
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"The Battle for World Peace and Stability" March 1, 1948
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"The American Position" Michigan Chamber of Commerce April 27, 1948
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Address over CBS. Republican Campaign Speech. October 4, 1948
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Campaign Speech. Grand Rapids. October 28, 1948
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Reception of the Reserve Officers Association Medal. November 11, 1948
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Public Statement on Cloture problems November 22, 1948
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Message to Pan American Union December 3, 1948
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"Declaration of Purpose: A World of Free Men" 1948
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"Philadelphia, 194811 [Written letter] 1948
 
January-March 1949
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"The Acheson Nomination" January 18, 1949
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Detroit Lincoln Dinner Speech, NBC Radio February 10, 1949
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"The Challenge to the Republican Party" February 14, 1949
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March 11, 1 "The Debate on Senate Rules" 1949
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National Conference of Mayors, Washington, D.C. March 22, 1949
 
April-December 1949
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Address at Annual Award Dinner of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association. April 25, 1949
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Address to meeting of Inter-American Bar Association Ann Arbor May 28, 1949
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"The North Atlantic Treaty" July 6, 1949
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National Press Club Address September 15, 1949
 
Undated
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Undated, "Alexander Hamilton"
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Undated, "Franklin Dinner Address"
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Undated, Address concerning Ireland
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Undated, Address concerning Canadian-American relations
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Undated, Address concerning St. Lawrence Seaway
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Undated, Address concerning recommendations of Joint Congressional Budgetary Committee
 
By topic or format
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Speech on Supreme Court Reorganization [undelivered] 1937
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Speech, undated, concerning nomination of Edward J. Flynn as Minister to Australia [undelivered]
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Congressional debates [tear sheets from CR]
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Congressional hearings [misc. extracts]
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Scrapbook containing speeches taken from newspapers, CR, and magazines 1929-1949