NORRIS, George William, 1861-1944



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Clancy, Manus J., III. “Senator George W. Norris: An Analysis and Evaluation of His Role of Insurgency During the Hoover Years.” Ph.D. dissertation, St. John’s University, 1965.

Clark, Jerome Leslie. “The Contributions of George W. Norris During His Service on the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern California, 1959.

Dalstrom, Harl A. “The Defeat of George W. Norris in 1942.”Nebraska History 59 (Summer 1978): 231-58.

Downes, Randolph C., ed. “Senator George W. Norris as a Lucas County School Teacher.” Northwest Ohio Quarterly 47 (Winter 1974-1975): 15-19.

Fellman, David. “The Liberalism of Senator Norris.” American Political Science Review 40 (February 1946): 27-51.

Guinsburg, Thomas N. “The George W. Norris ‘Conversion’ to Internationalism, 1939-1941.” Nebraska History 53 (Winter 1972): 477-90.

Kennedy, John F. “George Norris.” In Profiles in Courage, pp. 186-210. 1956. Reprint. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961.

Leuchtenburg, William E. “Roosevelt, Norris and the ‘Seven Little TVAs’.” Journal of Politics 14 (August 1952): 418-41.

Lief, Alfred. Democracy’s Norris: The Biography of a Lonely Crusader. 1939. Reprint. New York: Octagon Books, 1977.

Lindeen, Shirley Ann, and James Walter Lindeen. “Bryan, Norris and the Doctrine of Party Responsibility.” American Studies 11 (Spring 1970): 45-53.

Lowitt, Richard. George W. Norris: The Making of a Progressive, 1861-1912. 1963. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980.

___. George W. Norris: The Persistence of a Progressive, 1913-1933. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1971.

___. George W. Norris: The Triumph of a Progressive, 1933-1944. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978.

___. “George W. Norris and Agricultural Relief During the Twenties.” Nebraska History 36 (September 1955): 173-82.

___. “George W. Norris: A Country Boy in an Urbanizing Nation.” Nebraska History 52 (Fall 1971): 233-37.

___. “George W. Norris, James J. Hill, and the Railroad Rate Bill.” Nebraska History 40 (June 1959): 137-45.

___. “George W. Norris and the New Deal in Nebraska, 1933-1936.” Agricultural History 51 (April 1977): 396-405.

___. “George W. Norris: A Reflective View.” Nebraska History 70 (Winter 1989): 297-302.

___. “The Making of an Insurgent.” Mid-America 42 (April 1960): 105-15.

___. “A Neglected Aspect of the Progressive Movement: George W. Norris and Public Control of Hydroelectric Power, 1913-1919.” Historian 27 (May 1965): 350-65.

___. “The Ohio Boyhood of George W. Norris.” Northwest Ohio Quarterly 30 (Spring 1958): 70-77.

___. “Populism and Politics: The Start of George W. Norris’ Political Career.” Nebraska History 42 (June 1961): 75-94.

___. “ ‘Present at the Creation’: George W. Norris, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the TVA Enabling Act.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 48 (1976): 116-26.

___. “Senator Norris and His 1918 Campaign.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 57 (July 1966): 113-19.

___, ed. “George W. Norris and the Kinkaid Act of 1904: A Footnote.” Nebraska History 57 (Fall 1976): 399-404.

___, ed. “Nebraska: A Reflective View by George W. Norris.” Nebraska History 49 (Summer 1968): 139-48.

Neuberger, Richard, and Stephen B. Kahn. Integrity: The Life of George W. Norris. New York: Vanguard Press, 1937.

Norris, George. Fighting Liberal: The Autobiography of George W. Norris. 1945. Reprint. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

___. “Mr. Dawes and the Senate Rules.” Forum 74 (October 1925): 581-86.

___. “The One-House Legislature.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 181 (September 1935): 50-58.

Smallwood, Johnny Booth, Jr. “George W. Norris and the Concept of a Planned Region.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1963.

Stone, James A., ed. “The Norris Program in 1924.” Nebraska History 42 (June 1961): 125-39.

Sutton, Walter A. “Bryan, La Follette, Norris: Three Mid-Western Politicians.” Journal of the West 8 (October 1969): 613-30.

Wesser, Robert F. “George Norris: The Unicameral Legislature and the Progressive Ideal.” Nebraska History 45 (December 1964): 309-21.

Zucker, Norman L. George W. Norris, Gentle Knight of American Democracy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1966.

___. “George W. Norris: Nebraska Moralist.” Nebraska History 42 (June 1961): 95-124.

___. “George W. Norris: Progressive from the Plains.” Nebraska History 45 (June 1964): 147-64.