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Press clippings

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of news articles and editorials collected by the commission to monitor liquor related problems and issues and to track the progress of its investigation. The series also contains a small number of press releases of other organizations commenting on the commission's work, and transcripts of radio and television news and editorial programs regarding the commission's work and recommendations.
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Quantity:
3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1953-196
Bulk Dates:
(bulk 1963-1964)
Series Number:
B1307

Arrangement

Reverse chronological by date of clipping.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of news articles and editorials collected by the commission to monitor liquor related problems and issues and to track the progress of its investigation.

The clippings are attached to bond paper annotated with the name and date of the newspaper from which the clipping was taken.

The clippings cover a wide variety of topics, such as: establishment of the commission; the commission's legislative proposals, their defeat in the 1964 regular legislative session, and their approval in the special legislative session called by Governor Rockefeller in April 1964; State Liquor Authority investigations of liquor related crimes and violations; investigations of charges of corruption relating to the State Liquor Authority's administration of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, especially concerning alleged bribes paid to State Liquor Authority officials to obtain approval of liquor licenses; and alcoholism and alcoholism treatment programs.

The series also contains a small number of press releases of other organizations commenting on the commission's work, and transcripts of radio and television news and editorial programs regarding the commission's work and recommendations.

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