AUDIO MATERIALS

Box 146

Tape 1)  March 24, 1955  "The Hon. John J. Williams, U.S. Senate
on 'The Leading Question'  3/25/55  The CBS Radio Network."  The
program is a discussion of a proposed tax cut with Senator
Williams and Senator Smathers from the Senate Finance Committee.
Side one is approximately 25 minutes and side two is a duplicate
recording; transferred from 3 audio-discs, 33.3 rpm.

Tape 2)  November 5, 1960  "Speech given by Sen. John J. Williams
at a Nixon Lodge rally on 11/5/60 at Lane High School,
Charlottesville, Va."   Senator Williams reviews Senator
Kennedy's voting record and committee attendance record, closes
the speech with his anecdote about jackasses in government.  The
tape is approximately 35 minutes, transferred from a 7" reel, 7.5
ips.

Tape 3)  November 24, 1964  "Ceremonies in Rotunda of Capitol for
President John F. Kennedy...11/24/63."  Description from Voice of
America: arrival of the cortege at the Rotunda, remarks of Senate
Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Chief Justice Earl Warren, and
House Speaker John McCormick.  The tape is approximately 20
minutes, transferred from 7" reel.

Tape 4)  March 4, 1964  "Youth Wants to Know, 3/4/64."  Senator
Williams responds to three questions:  does he support President
Johnson's tax program?  who will be the Republican party's
nominee for president?  how did the U.S. allow the situation in
Panama to develop?  Other topics arise such as prayer in schools,
the civil rights debate, congressional ethics, and mandatory
retirement for Congress. The tape is approximately 25 minutes,
transferred from 7" reel.

Tape 5)  May 3, 1966  "Williams speech to National Federation of
Republican Women, 05/03/66."  Senator Williams criticizes
democratic economic policies and general government waste.  The
tape is approximately 25 minutes, transferred from 5" reel.

Tape 6)  January 19, 1967  "Speech to Delaware Chamber of
Commerce, Wilmington, 01/19/67, JJW, WDEL."  Senator Williams
speaks on the American form of government, the benefits of
capitalism, and comments on the Vietnam war, taxation, inflation,
and social security.  The tape is approximately 40 minutes,
transferred from 7" reel.

Tape 7)  February 3, 1968  "U.S. Senator John J. Williams at
Lincoln Day Dinner, Wilmington, 02/03/68."  Senator Williams
acknowledges other politicians: Boggs, Roth, Haskell; delivers
light remarks about the Great Society programs of President
Johnson; suggests some concerns of Americans such as the Vietnam
war, crime in the streets, and truth in government.  This tape
includes his "S.O.B." joke.  The tape is approximately 20
minutes, transferred from 5" reel, 3.75 ips.

Tape 8)  January 2, 1971  "From Tony Janak, West Hampstead NY,
(no date)."  Report of Senator Williams's retirement by Roger
Mudd on the CBS Evening News.  The tape is approximately 5
minutes, transferred from 3" reel, 3.75 ips.

Tape 9)  January 14, 1971  "Tribute to Senator John J. Williams,
1/14/71, Gold Ballroom of the Hotel du Pont, Wilmington Rotary
Club."  Tributes from Hugh Scott and President Nixon (read by
Senator Boggs), Governor Peterson, and Senate Majority Leader
Mike Mansfield.  Presentation of citation by Wilmington Mayor
Harry Haskell; acceptance comments by Senator Williams.  The tape
is approximately 70 minutes, transferred from 7" reel, 3.75 ips.

Tape 10)  (no date)  "Senator Williams LBS Forum, 28 minutes
app."  Senator Williams appeared as a guest on Liberty
Broadcasting System Forum's "Public Hearing" to discuss taxation
of farm cooperatives.  The program was hosted by Carl Bates and
also included as guest Wallace J. Cambell, Director of the
Washington office of the Cooperative League of U.S.A.  The tape
is approximately 28 minutes, transferred from 7" reel, 7.5 ips.

Tape 11)  (no date, 1960?)  "JJW:ERL--Treas--Tax stock under anti-
trust--Du Pont/GM  (statement by JJW)."  This tape was removed
from the office files in the JJW:ERL series.  Senator Williams
addresses his difference with Senator Frear on the tax bill
concerning Du Pont/GM.  The tape is approximately 35 minutes,
transferred from 7" reel, 7.5 ips.

Tapes 12, 13, 14, 15)  Transferred from four 7" reels, 7.5 ips,
recorded on both sides.  These reels are copies made from Edison
voicewriter recordings found in the office files.  See next page
for list of folder headings from which the discs were removed.

AUDIO MATERIALS REMOVED FROM FILES (listed by original box number and folder heading) Box 146 LEGISLATIVE STAFF/OFFICE FILES JJW:ERL Subject Files 3 Defense--Contracts--Competitive Bidding, 1961. Speech on competitive bidding, 04/06/61. Edison disc. (Folder 1--Disc 1) 4 Delaware State Highway Department, 1961, Edison recordings, etc. 7 Edison discs. (Folder 2-- Discs 1-7) Economic Stability Agency--Office of Rent Stabilization, 1953. 2 Edison discs. (Folder 3-- Discs 1-2) 5 GAO Reports--Army--Japan Depot Complex, 1961. Edison disc. (Folder 4--Disc 1) Justice--Erie Basin Metal Products, 1959. Edison disc. (Folder 5--Disc 1) 9 Small Business Administration--Colony of the County, Inc., Missouri, 1960. Edison disc. (Folder 6-- Disc 1) 11 Treasury--Taxation--Stocks Under Anti-Trust--DuPont/GM- -Statements by Senator Williams, 1959. 2 Edison discs. (Folder 7--Discs 1-2) Committee Files 12 Agriculture--CCC---Re:GAO Audit Report--Telcon recording with Mr. Ives, 03/28/49. Edison disc. (Folder 8--Disc 1) 14 Foreign Relations--Foreign Currency--Foreign Currency Accounting Act of 1960-1961. Edison disc. (Folder 9--Disc 1) Legislative Reference Material 41 Powell, Adam Clayton, M.C.--Speeches, copies of, 1960- 1963. 2 Edison discs. (Folder 10--Discs 1-2) PERSONAL Speeches Graduation--JJW:ERL--no text? (Folder 11--Discs 1-2)
VISUAL MATERIALS Videotape 1) 1963. The tape is copied from a negative 16 mm film, "Programs filmed in the Senate Recording Studio from January 1, 1963 through December 31, 1963. Senator Williams." On the tape, Senator Williams discusses the president's tax programs, the need for the administration to reduce expenditures, the sale of wheat to Russia, the missing Austrian grain shipment, the Berlin situation, the Test Ban Treaty, the sale of arms to South America, and receipt of the Watchdog of the Treasury Award. The tape is approximately 12 minutes. Videotape 2) 1965. The tape is copied from three short 16 mm films; the last two are the same. The first film is a copy of a negative film of Senator Williams in the Senate recording studio, 1965. On this film, Senator Williams answers an interviewer's questions about apportionment for voting. The film is approximately one minute. The second and third films are copies of a 16 mm film of Senator Williams receiving the Watchdog of the Treasury Award for the 89th Congress (1965) from the president of the National Associated Businessmen. The award recognized the Senator for his advocacy of unnecessary government spending. The short film is approximately 45 seconds. Videotape 3) 1964 and 1969. The tape is copied from two 16 mm films. 1964. The first part of the tape is a copy of the 16 mm film of Senator Williams's appearance on the CBS television program, "Face the Nation," April 5, 1964. Senator Williams was interviewed by journalists George Herman and Clark Mollenhoff and the panel was moderated by host Paul Niven. The topic of the program was the investigation of the Bobby Baker case of unethical behavior by government employees. The tape is approximately 28 minutes. 1969. The second part of the tape is a copy of the 16 mm film, "Profiteers are wrecking Medicaid." The film was made by Reader's Digest, October 1969. Senator Williams calls for general reorganization and audit of the program. The film is color and is approximately 3:13 minutes. AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS LEGISLATIVE STAFF/OFFICE FILES JJW:ERL 3 Defense--Contracts--Competitive Bidding, 1961. Speech on competitive bidding, 04/06/61. Edison disc. 4 Delaware State Highway Department, 1961, Edison recordings, etc. 7 Edison discs. Economic Stability Agency--Office of Rent Stabilization, 1953. 2 Edison discs. 5 GAO Reports--Army--Japan Depot Complex, 1961. Edison disc. Justice--Erie Basin Metal Products, 1959. Edison disc. 9 Small Business Administration--Colony of the County, Inc., Missouri, 1960. Edison disc. 11 Treasury--Taxation--Stocks Under Anti-Trust--DuPont/GM- -Statements by Senator Williams, 1959. 2 Edison discs. Committee Files 12 Agriculture--CCC---Re:GAO Audit Report--Telcon recording with Mr. Ives, 03/28/49. Edison disc. 14 Foreign Relations--Foreign Currency--Foreign Currency Accounting Act of 1960-1961. Edison disc. 41 Legislative Reference--Powell, Adam Clayton, M.C.-- Speeches, copies of, 1960-1963. 2 Edison discs. PERSONAL Speeches--Graduation--JJW:ERL--no text?