KEFAUVER, Carey Estes, 1903-1963


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Extended Bibliography

Anderson, Jack, and Frederick G. Blumenthal. The Kefauver Story. New York: Dial Press, 1956.

Brogan, Hugh. All Honorable Men: Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Derr, Jeanine. “ ‘The Biggest Show on Earth’: The Kefauver Crime Committee Hearings.” Maryland Historian 17 (Fall/Winter 1986): 19-37.

Doig, Ivan. “Kefauver versus Crime: Television Boosts a Senator.” Journalism Quarterly 39 (Autumn 1962): 483-90.

Fontenay, Charles L. Estes Kefauver, A Biography. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1980.

Gardner, James Bailey. “Political Leadership in a Period of Transition: Frank G. Clement, Albert Gore, Estes Kefauver, and Tennessee Politics, 1948-1956.” Ph.D. dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1978.

Gorman, Joseph Bruce. “The Early Career of Estes Kefauver.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 42 (1970): 57-84.

___. Kefauver: A Political Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Grant, Philip A., Jr. “Kefauver and the New Hampshire Presidential Primary. ‘’ Tennessee Historical Quarterly 31 (Winter 1972): 372-80.

___. “Senator Estes Kefauver and the 1956 Minnesota Presidential Primary.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 1983): 383-92.

Harris, Richard. The Real Voice. New York: Macmillan Co., 1964.

Kefauver, Estes. “The Challenge to Congress.” Federal Bar Journal 6 (April 1945): 325-32.

___. “Congressional Reorganization.” Journal of Politics 9 (February 1947): 96-107.

___. Crime in America. Edited by Sidney Shalett. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. Based on hearings and reports of the Senate Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce.

___. “Did We Modernize Congress?” National Municipal Review 36 (November 1947): 552-57.

___. “Executive—Congressional Liaison.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 289 (September 1953): 108-13.

___. “The House of Representatives Should Participate in Treaty Making.” Tennessee Law Review 19 (December 1945): 44-51.

___. “The Need For Better Executive-Legislative Teamwork in the National Government.” American Political Science Review 38 (April 1944): 317-25.

___, and Jack Levin. A Twentieth-Century Congress. 1947. Reprint. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969.

___, with Irene Till. In a Few Hands: Monopoly Power in America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1965.

Lisby, Gregory C. “Early Television on Public Watch: Kefauver and His Crime Investigation.” Journalism Quarterly 62 (Summer 1985): 236-42.

McFadyen, Richard Edward. “Estes Kefauver and the Drug Industry.” Ph.D. dissertation, Emory University, 1973.

___. “Estes Kefauver and the Tradition of Southern Progressivism.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 37 (Winter 1978): 430-43.

Moore, William Howard. “The Kefauver Committee and Organized Crime.” In Law and Order in American History, edited by Joseph M. Hawes, pp. 136-47. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1979.

___. The Kefauver Committee and the Politics of Crime, 1950-1952. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1974.

___. “Was Estes Kefauver ‘Blackmailed’ During the Chicago Crime Hearings?: A Historian’s Perspective.” Public Historian 4 (Winter 1982): 5-28.

Swados, Harvey. Standing Up for the People: The Life and Work of Estes Kefauver. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1972.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Carey Estes Kefauver, Late a Senator from Tennessee. 88th Cong., 1st sess., 1963. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1964.