Nick Kotz papers, 1935-2008 (bulk 1950-1977)

Kotz, Nick

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Contributors
  • Physical Details
    • 91.2 cubic feet
    • 807 tape recordings
    • 70 compact discs
    • 1 videorecording, and
    • 22 photographs
  • OCLC ocn173711522, ocn173699553
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  • RESTRICTED: Interviews with Wretha Wiley are closed unless she grants permission for their use.
  • RESTRICTED: The audio recordings in M2008-043, Box 39-64, and M2014-04, Box 4-5, are listening copies and are available ONLY to on-site researchers.
  • RESTRICTION: Researchers may not publish materials designated "off-the-record." Literary rights are retained.
  • COPYRIGHT RESTRICTION: The papers, audio recordings, and photographs in M2008-043 (Box 1-32, 39-64, PH Box 11), and M2014-04, that are copies of materials from several outside collections including the Presidential Libraries of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson, the Martin Luther King Jr. Library, and the National Archives and cannot be duplicated. Researchers interested in obtaining copies of the papers or audio recordings must contact the institutions directly.


  • Papers of Nick Kotz, a journalist who has worked for the Des Moines Register and the Washington Post, and who with his wife Mary Lynn has written extensively on the labor and civil rights movements. Included are research materials for his books "A Passion for Equality: George Wiley and the Movement," "Let Them Eat Promises: The Politics of Hunger in America," The Unions," "Wild Blue Yonder: Money, Politics, and the B-1 Bomber," and "Judgment Days: Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the laws that changed America" among others.
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