Miller Center

Harry Ashmore

Speaker: Harry Ashmore
Date: January 31, 1970
Political writer (1940-1941), associate editor (1945-1947), editor (1947) of Charlotte News, Charlotte, NC. Editorial page (1947) and executive (1948-1959) editor of Arkansas Gazette, little Rock. Chair of the executive committee (1960-1968) and president of Fund for the Republic, Inc., Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, CA. Editor-in-chief (1960-1963) and consultant (beginning 1963). Assistant to the Adlai Stevenson's presidential compaign committee (1955-1956). Director of Fund for the Republic, Inc. and Committee for an Effective Congress. Vice-chair of the National Advisory Council and the American Civil Liberties Union.