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The Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Library in Morganton, a replica of Ervin's home library, is a 7,500-item collection that includes books, family and professional memorabilia, awards, and political cartoons.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 7, Dec 1994, p29-31, il
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8145
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Former Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr., argues that old age is no reason to stop living life. Using quotations from Marcus Tullius Cicero, Ervin questions the common assumptions about old age and writes on how old age must not be equated with ill health. Ervin's article was the introduction to Nancy Rica Schiff's 1983 book, 'A Celebration of the 80s.'
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 52 Issue 2, July 1984, p3, por
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8212
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Reprinted is a speech given by Senator Ervin at the dedication of the Memorial to the Army and Navy of the Confederate States of America at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, August 25, 1965. Ervin recounts the three day battle adhering to traditional “Lost Cause” rhetoric.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 52 Issue 6, Nov 1984, p3, por
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21812
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This article looks at the record of North Carolina Senator Sam Ervin in regards to issues of civil liberties and civil rights. Though known as a champion of constitutional rights, he consistently voted against civil rights for African Americans, claiming that political realities necessitated his anti-civil rights votes and that civil rights were constitutionally wrong, an argument he maintained into his retirement.
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21811
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Looks at the role of North Carolina senator Sam Ervin in the development of civil liberties in the McCarthy era and during the activism of Chief Justice Earl Warren' Supreme Court. As chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Ervin championed such groups as the military, the mentally ill, and Native Americans while consistently voted against civil rights for African Americans.
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27815
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Morganton is a town of 16,700, but it has a rich history and culture. From a famous senator to an American Indian archaeological site, and from mountain views to local breweries, Morganton has much to offer.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p55-56, 58-59, il, por, map Periodical Website
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29266
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Eight years after the United States Senate empaneled the Select Committee on Presidential Activities, its chairman unveils new details surrounding Watergate’s Saturday Night Massacre, October 20, 1973. North Carolina Senator, Sam J. Ervin, Jr., presents these details in his new book called, The Whole Truth.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p10-17, por
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34415
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The late Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. was the United States Senator whose investigation of the Watergate affair and related abuses led to President Richard Nixon’s political demise. As both the public record and declassified papers show, Ervin was willing to wade into some of the country’s most vexing questions of law and order. Born in Morganton, North Carolina in 1896, Ervin played a key role in the 1954 deliberations about Senator Joseph McCarthy, and laws regarding Americans’ rights to privacy and freedom from government meddling.
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