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BOOKS

Authored by Daniel P. Moynihan:

Came the Revolution: Argument in the Reagan Era. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.

Coping: Essays on the Practice of Government. New York: Random House, 1973.

Counting Our Blessings: Reflections on the Future of America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.

Family and Nation. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.

Loyalties. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.

Maximum Feasible Misunderstanding: Community Action in the War on Poverty. New York: Free Press, 1969.

Miles to Go: A Personal History of Social Policy. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996.

On the Law of Nations. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Pandaemonium: Ethnicity in International Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

The Politics of a Guaranteed Income: The Nixon Administration and the Family Assistance Plan. New York: Random House, 1973.

Secrecy: The American Experience. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1998.

Toward a National Urban Policy. Edited by Daniel P. Moynihan. New York: Basic Books, 1970.

Co-authored by Daniel P. Moynihan:

Glazer, Nathan, and Daniel P. Moynihan. Beyond the Melting Pot: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1963.

Mosteller, Frederick, and Daniel P. Moynihan. On Equality of Educational Opportunity. Edited by Frederick Mosteller. New York: Random House, 1972.

Moynihan, Daniel P., and Suzanne Weaver. A Dangerous Place. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978.

Moynihan, Daniel P., Timothy M. Smeeding, and Lee. Rainwater. The Future of the Family. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2004.

Previews of some of these titles are available at Google Books.

Studies of Moynihan:

Hodgson, Godfrey. The Gentleman from New York: Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

Katzmann, Robert A., ed. Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life. Washington, D.C.: The Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1998.

Schoen, Douglas E. Pat: A Biography of Daniel P. Moynihan. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.

Electronic Resources on the life and legacy of Daniel Patrick Moynihan:

Profile of Moynihan in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress External Link

Obituary in the New York Times External Link

About the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Maxwell School, Syracuse University External Link

Legislative Process. Search THOMAS, the Library of Congress Web site providing public access to information on contemporary federal legislation

PRIMARY SOURCES

Moynihan materials in other collections in the Manuscript Division:

You can find Moynihan correspondence or materials about Moynihan as a subject in a myriad of other manuscript collections at the Library of Congress, in addition to Moynihan’s own collection. In using the Manuscript Reading Room see, for example:

The Papers of Louise Bates Ames

The Papers of Daniel J. Boorstin

The Papers of William J. Brennan

The Papers of Arthur J. Goldberg

The Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr

The Papers of Nathaniel Alexander Owings

The Papers of Norman Podhoretz

The Papers of Alice Rivlin

The Papers of Bayard Rustin

The Papers of William Safire

RECORDED SOUND

Audio resources on Moynihan at the Library of Congress:

The following are among the Daniel P. Moynihan audio resources available through the Recorded Sound Resource Center

Opening ceremonies of the Hirshorn Museum [sound recording] : [Oct. 1, 1974]. 2 sound files with multiple speakers (45 min., 5 sec.). Includes 14:45 minute talk by Moynihan as chair of the Board of Trustees.

The U.N. and the Third World [sound recording]. (New York: Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library, 1975). Side A of 1 sound cassette (9 min., 15 sec.)

The U.N. in Crisis : Angola and the Mideast [sound recording]. (New York: Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library; New York : Grolier Educational Corp., 1975). 1 sound cassette (7 min.)

A conversation with Daniel Patrick Moynihan [sound recording]. (Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library; New York : Grolier Educational Corp., 1976). 1 sound cassette (49 min.)

An insider’s view of India [sound recording], recorded July 30, 1982, Washington, D.C. Part of View from the subcontinent [sound recording] / Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (New York : Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library, 1982). Side B of 1 sound cassette (5 min., 14 sec.)

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

At other repositories:

National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, D.C., and College Park, MD

Records: The official records of the various U.S. Senate committees on which Moynihan served during his career in Congress are held by the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.

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