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c1966. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. Format is approximately 9 inches by 6 inches. 34,  pages, plus covers. Illustrations. Index. Rare surviving copy. This booklet appears to have been prepared to support Rockefeller's 1966 campaign for governor of Arkansas. Part of the campaign theme was support for the two-party system at a time when Arkansas was a staunchly Democrat Party state. Winthrop Rockefeller (May 1, 1912 – February 22, 1973) was an American politician and philanthropist. Rockefeller was the fourth son and fifth child of American financier John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. He is one of the grandchildren of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. As an entrepreneur in Arkansas, he financed many local projects, including a number of new medical clinics in poorer areas, before being elected state governor in 1966, as the first Republican governor of Arkansas since Reconstruction. Despite accusations of lacking insight into the concerns of low-income voters, Rockefeller was re-elected in 1968, and went on to complete the controversial integration of Arkansas schools. Rockefeller moved to central Arkansas in 1953 and established Winrock Enterprises and Winrock Farms atop Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton in Conway County. In 1955, Governor Faubus appointed Rockefeller chairman of the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission (AIDC). Rockefeller resigned his position with the AIDC and conducted his first campaign for governor in 1964 against Faubus. His campaign was unsuccessful, but Rockefeller energized and reformed the tiny Republican Party to set the stage for the future.
Washington DC: 50th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Committee, c1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Some wear and soiling. Illustration. Maps. Tabular Information. Rare surviving item of ephemera. The front side has the following sections: Profile of U. S. Servicemen (1941-1945); U.S. Active Military Personnel (1939-1945) (Enlisted and Officer); Peak Strength of Armed Forces During World War II; U.S. Armed Forces Toll of War (1939-1945) [Includes killed and wounded, including members of the Merchant Marine]; Estimated International Costs of World War II; Costs by Individual Nations Directly related to the War (in U.S. Dollars), and photograph of the Supreme Commander with troops before D-Day. The reverse has a map of the attack on Pearl harbor and a map of the Battle of Normandy and sections on Aircraft Production (All Types); Military Aircraft Losses (1939-1945); Naval Losses (1939- 1945) (Submarines, frigates & all larger ships); Merchant Ship Losses, Tank Production, Prisoners of War, and a small box labeled Sources.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1943. First? Printing. Hardcover. 302 pages, fold-out map, somewhat cocked, board edges damaged, edges soiled, usual library markings, part of DJ pasted to front endpaper Problems that Asia and its vast populations will present to the peace makers in World War II. The author was a noted Far Eastern correspondent for the New York Times.