SMITH, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995



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Extended Bibliography

Braden, Maria. “A Rose by Any Other Name," inWomen Politicians and the Media, 50-62. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996.

Crouse, Eric. An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2010.

___. Dear Senator Smith: Small-Town Maine Writes to Senator Margaret Chase Smith about the Vietnam War, 1967-1971. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2008.

___. “Senator Margaret Chase Smith Against McCarthyism: The Methodist Influence." Methodist History 46 (April 2008): 167-178.

Fitzpatrick, Ellen. The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016.

Gallant, Gregory Peter. “Margaret Chase Smith, McCarthyism, and the Drive for Political Purification.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maine, 1992.

___. Hope and Fear in Margaret Chase Smith’s America: A Continuous Tangle. New York: Lexington Books, 2014.

Graham, Frank. Margaret Chase Smith: Woman of Courage. New York: John Day Co., 1964.

Gutgold, Nichola D., “Margaret Chase Smith: A ‘Quiet Woman,’" in Paving the Way for Madam President. New York: Lexington Books, 2006.

Harris, Lois Anne. “Margaret Chase Smith: An Examination of Her Public Speaking with Emphasis on the ‘Declaration of Conscience, 1950’ and the ‘Declaration of Conscience, 1970’.” Ph.D. dissertation, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1974.

Hutchison, Kay Bailey. “Margaret Chase smith." In American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country. New York: HarperCollins, 2004: 210-243.

Kaptur, Marcy. “Margaret Chase Smith." In Women of Congress: A Twentieth-Century Odyssey, 84-101. Washington: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 1996.

Lamson, Peggy. Few Are Chosen: American Women in Political Life Today. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968.

Morrison, Dennis L. “Margaret Chase Smith’s 1950 Declaration of Conscience Speech." Maine Historical Society Quarterly 32 (Summer 1992): 2-25; 51-55.

Schmidt, Patricia L. Margaret Chase Smith: Beyond Convention. Orono: University of Maine Press, 1996.

Sherman, Janann. “‘Senator-at-Large for America’s Women’: Margaret Chase Smith and the Paradox of Gender Affinity," included in Susan J. Carroll, ed., The Impact of Women in Public Office. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001: 89-116.

___. “‘They Either Need These Women or They Do Not’: Margaret Chase Smith and the Fight for Regular Status for Women in the Military." The Journal of Military History 54 (January 1990), 47-78.

___. No Place for a Woman: A Life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000.

Smith, Margaret Chase. Declaration of Conscience. Edited by William C. Lewis, Jr. New York: Doubleday Co., 1972.

Smith, Margaret Chase, and H. Paul Jeffers. Gallant Women. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1968.

“Margaret Chase Smith,” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Vallin, Marlene Boyd. Margaret Chase Smith: Model Public Servant. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Wallace, Patricia Ward. The Politics of Conscience: A Biography of Margaret Chase Smith. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.