May 1955
New Republic;5/2/55, Vol. 132 Issue 18, p3
The article presents several political news briefs for the week of May 2, 1955. A 29-nation Africa-Asia summit took place in Bandung, Indonesia and is seen as a successful display of the desire to work toward peaceful resolutions to political issues. The legal case of Dr. John Peters, who was dismissed from his position as a consultant to the United States Secretary of Welfare Oveta Culp Hobby over doubts as to his loyalty to the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Letters.  // Time;5/18/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 20, p8 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including one about Bill Bridgeman in the April 27, 1953 issue, one on the appointment of Oveta Culp Hobby in the May 4, 1953 issue and another on garbage sweepstakes in the May 4, 1953 issue.

  • Oveta Culp Hobby.  // U.S. News & World Report;8/28/95-9/4/95, Vol. 119 Issue 9, p28 

    Focuses on Oveta Culp Hobby, the creator of World War II's Women's Army Corps (WAC). Her accomplishments; Her death in August 1995 at the age of 90.

  • Citizen Responsibilities. Hobby, Oveta Culp // Vital Speeches of the Day;12/15/54, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p905 

    Present the text of a speech given by Oveta Culp Hobby, U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, on October 8, 1954, which deals with the subject of citizen responsibilities to the nation.

  • Who Beefed Up the Classroom Crisis?  // Saturday Evening Post;6/4/1955, Vol. 227 Issue 49, p10 

    Comments on classroom deficit in the U.S. Controversy on the need for federal aid in school-building programs; Statement issued by Oveta Culp Hobby, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, on classroom deficit by the year 1959 to 1960; Views of columnist Doris Fleeson...

  • OVETA CULP HOBBY.  // Texas Women Who Dared to be First;1999, p75 

    The article features Oveta Culp Hobby, the first woman parliamentarian in the Texas House of Representatives. She was the first commanding officer of the U.S. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, the first woman awarded with the Distinguished Service Medal, and the first secretary of the Department of...

  • Honor Texas' heroines during women's history month.  // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);3/ 7/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p4 

    The article highlights several women who have been honored during the Women's History Month in March 2013 in Texas which include the world's first licensed African American pilot Bessie Coleman, Hallie Stillwell who contributed to the Texas Historical Commission's (THC) Texas Mountain Trail...

  • CURRENT COMMENT. B. L. M. // America;4/25/1953, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p93 

    The article presents comments on various political and social issues worldwide. These include the appointment of Oveta Culp Hobby as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Another is on the dismissal of Allen V. Astin from being the director of the National Bureau of...

  • Promoting the "general welfare".  // America;10/24/1953, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p91 

    The article offers information about the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the U.S. It states that its secretary, Oveta Culp Hobby considers the name awkward and she prefers to call it the Department of The General Welfare. The term "general welfare" is seen to be equal to the term...

  • WASHINGTON FRONT. Parsons, Wilfrid // America;11/7/1953, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p144 

    The article discusses the outlook on the statements of Oveta Culp Hobby, as first secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) in the U.S. Hobby declares that there is not a chance that Federal Government gives up any billions it collects and distribute for public assistance, public health...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics