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Subseries 4. Speeches, Statements, Remarks, 1974-1992

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries 4 contains speeches, notes, statements, remarks of Rep. Murtha given either to the press or the public at events and ceremonies throughout his career. Additionally, there are records relating to Rep. Murtha's own television show "Capitol Commentary" in which he reviews national and regional issues, current events, and interviews guests on a frequent basis.


Box 209
Folder 1 St. Joseph Day Dinner, March 19, 1974
Folder 2 St. Francis College - Order of the Arrow Speech, April 15, 1974
Folder 3 Exchange Club Speech, April 16, 1974
Folder 4 Youghiogheny Valley Democrat Club, April 17, 1974
Folder 5 Richland Senior High School Class - "A Freshman in Congress," April 19, 1974
Folder 6 District No. 2 Constitutional Convention, April 19, 1974
Folder 7 United Mineworkers of America, April 19, 1974
Folder 8 Jefferson County Grange, Ramseytown, PA Speech, April 26, 1974
Folder 9 Farmers - Jefferson County Grange, Ramseytown, PA Speech, April 26, 1974
Folder 10 Loyalty Day Banquet - Post 83 Veterans of Foreign Wars Speech, May 4, 1974
Folder 11 Ecumenical Breakfast Westmont Presbyterian Church Speech, May 11, 1974
Folder 12 Rustic Lodge - Apollo Ridge Senior High School Class Speech, May 17, 1974
Folder 13 Railroad Reorganization, May 17, 1974
Folder 14 North Star High School Boswell Speech, May 28, 1974
Folder 15 Railroad Reorganization, May 1974
Folder 16 Memorial Day, May 1974
Folder 17 Johnstown Flood Memorial, May 1974
Folder 18 Windber Community Building Dedication Speech, June 30, 1974
Folder 19 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Political Science Department Speech, July 5, 1974
Folder 20 Burrel Township Building Dedication Speech, July 12, 1974
Folder 21 Lilly Medical Center Dedication, July 14, 1974
Folder 22 Flag Presentation Johnstown Flood Museum, July 28, 1974
Folder 23 Cambria County Junior Miss Pageant, August 7, 1974
Folder 24 Kiski Consolidated-Jackson County Reunion, August 10, 1974
Folder 25 Central Pennsylvania Fireman's Convention Speech, August 16, 1974
Folder 26 AFL-CIO Railroad Workers Cresson American Legion Speech, August 16, 1974
Folder 27 Central District Fireman's Convention Speech, August 16, 1974
Folder 28 Pennsylvania Department Reserve Officer's Association Speech, September 21, 1974
Folder 29 Speech re: Route 219 Hearing, September 27, 1974
Folder 30 93rd Congress Achievements and Prospects, 1974
Folder 31 Denver National Education Association (NEA) Speech, 1974
Folder 32 Firemen - Speech Materials, 1974
Folder 33 Head Start Program Speech, 1974
Folder 34 Cancelled Speeches, 1974
Folder 35 Inflation Speech, 1974
Folder 36 Mentally Retarded [Disability] Speech, 1974
Folder 37 Sons of Italy Speech at Rustic Lodge, Indiana, PA, 1974
Folder 38 Speech Outlines, 1974
Folder 39 Veterans Speech, 1974
Folder 40 Speech Information, 1974
Folder 41 Basic Campaign "Yes Congress" Rough Draft, ca. 1974
Folder 42 Retired Men's Club, January 2, 1975
Folder 43 Greater Somerset Chamber of Commerce Speech, February 11, 1975
Folder 44 Hollidaysburg Area High School Commencement, May 10, 1975
Folder 45 Energy Speech and Background Material, June 9, 1975
Folder 46 Advanced Communication Officers Graduation, Quantico - Speech, Notes, June 13, 1975
Folder 47 Paden City Speech, June 23, 1975
Folder 48 University of Pittsburgh, September 16, 1975
Folder 49 West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women, September 20, 1975
Folder 50 Democratic Dinner Speeches, 1975
Folder 51 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Speech, 1975
Folder 52 West Virginia Veterans Speech, 1975
Folder 53 Veterans Speech, April 8, 1976
Folder 54 Pittsburgh Veterans (not given), April 1976
Folder 55 Coal Speech, 1976
Folder 56 Graduation Speech, 1976
Folder 57 Columbus Day Speech, 1976
Folder 58 Speech Materials, 1976
Folder 59 Speech Notes, 1976
Folder 60 Saint Francis College Speech, May 8, 1977
Folder 61 Energy Speech and Information - Energy Forum, Seven Springs, PA, May 13, 1977
Folder 62 Energy Speech, June 24, 1977
Folder 63 Dental Association, September 1977
Folder 64 Achievements of 95th Congress Speech, 1977
Folder 65 Graduation Speech Material, 1977
Folder 66 Soil Survey Speech, 1977
Folder 67 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Speech, 1977
Folder 68 Veterans Memorial Day Speech, 1978
Folder 69 Steel Day/Bethlehem Steel, undated
Folder 70 Energy Speech, undated

Box 210
Folder 1 Bell of Pennsylvania Speech, January 17, 1978
Folder 2 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner - New Philadelphia, Ohio, May 13, 1978
Folder 3 Commencement Speech - Mt. Alyosius Junior College, May 13, 1978
Folder 4 Senior Citizens Speech, August 31, 1978
Folder 5 Methane Gas Speech, September 26, 1978
Folder 6 American Institute of Banking Speech, October 30, 1978
Folder 7 Abex Corporation Speech, November 20, 1978
Folder 8 New Growth Arts Festival Speech, 1978
Folder 9 Girl Scout Speech, 1978
Folder 10 Memorial Day Speech - Veteran's Speech, 1978
Folder 11 Tip O'Neill Speech, 1978
Folder 12 Speech Materials - Wright, Honorable Jim, 1978
Folder 13 Speech Materials - Italian-American Affairs, ca. 1978
Folder 14 Johnstown Tribune-Democrat Party Speech, ca. 1978
Folder 15 St. Francis Speech, ca. 1978
Folder 16 Roderick - US Steel Speech, ca. 1978
Folder 17 Small Business Speech, ca. 1978-1979
Folder 18 Coal Group Testimony, May 7, 1979
Folder 19 Armed Forces Day Speech, May 20, 1979
Folder 20 Memorial Day Speech, May 28, 1979
Folder 21 Clarksburg Sesquicentennial, June 30, 1979
Folder 22 Amway Group Speech, June 1979
Folder 23 Somerset County Speech, July 4, 1979
Folder 24 Riverside Volunteer Fire Department Speech, July 14, 1979
Folder 25 Dedication of Lilly Clinic, August 27, 1979
Folder 26 United Mine Workers Credit Union Opening and Holmes Safety Association, October 13, 1979
Folder 27 Chamber of Commerce Dinner - Welcome New Executives to Johnstown, November 16, 1979
Folder 28 Hospital Association, December 10, 1979
Folder 29 Barnes and Tucker Coal Press Conference (Indiana), December 12, 1979
Folder 30 Sister Mary Aubrey Shaffer - Wilbur Mills, 1979
Folder 31 Guide for Speechhunters and Speechmakers, 1979
Folder 32 Cambria County Borough Association Speech, c. 1979
Folder 33 Quarterly Meeting of the South Central Association of County Commissioners, April 7, 1980
Folder 34 Forest Hills High School Basketball Team Speech, April 11, 1980
Folder 35 National Association of Accountants Dinner, Johnstown, PA, April 18, 1980
Folder 36 Synthetic Fuels Plant Announcement, April 25, 1980
Folder 37 Notes - Meeting with PA Chapter District VI - National Association of Postmasters, May 17, 1980
Folder 38 Travers, Vice Admiral Biography for Armed Forces Day Banquet, May 18, 1980
Folder 39 91st Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony of Johnstown Flood of 1889, May 31, 1980
Folder 40 Somerset Memorial Day Presentation, May 31, 1980
Folder 41 Statements to 12th District Organizations, July 1980
Folder 42 Remarks for Dedication of Beaver Run Dam, August 5, 1980
Folder 43 Indiana County Speech Outline, October 12, 1980
Folder 44 Economic Speech - Brockville, October 16, 1980
Folder 45 Draft Speech for Boswell - Shaping America's Future, October 28, 1980
Folder 46 Outline for Remarks/Seminar - American Steel Industry/An Uncertain Future, JARI-UPJ, November 20, 1980
Folder 47 Talking Points on Synthetic Fuel, November 23, 1980
Folder 48 Honorable John Brademas Speech, December 5, 1980
Folder 49 Speech for Congressman Jim Jones, December 9, 1980
Folder 50 National Association of Life Underwriters, Sunnehanna Country Club, December 17, 1980
Folder 51 ABSCAM Speech, c. 1980
Folder 52 Introduction of Jack Ham - Penn's Wood Council Meeting of Boy Scouts, February 16, 1981
Folder 53 35th Anniversary of Charter of the Lion's Club of Cresson, Gallitzin, and South Fork, March 23, 1981
Folder 54 Speech - Armed Forces Comments, May 13, 1981
Folder 55 Armed Forces Comments, May 13, 1981
Folder 56 Main Street Urban Development Action Grant Dedication - Remarks, July 17, 1981
Folder 57 Energy Speech, July 20, 1981
Folder 58 Diamond Jubilee Banquet of Miners Hospital Spangler, September 26, 1981
Folder 59 Cambria County Township Elected Officials (Ebensburg), October 17, 1981
Folder 60 Remarks, Theme Idea, Information, etc. - Elders Ridge Graduation, December 18, 1981
Folder 61 Elders Ridge Graduation, December 18, 1981
Folder 62 Small Business Administration Interview, ca. 1981
Folder 63 Remarks/Notes - Building Trades Council Meeting, January 11, 1982
Folder 64 Polish Speech, January 31, 1982
Folder 65 Pennsylvania Farmer's Association Remarks, March 11, 1982
Folder 66 Lion's Club Speech, March 19, 1982
Folder 67 Irwin Rotary Speech, August 30, 1982
Folder 68 Testimony to Committee on Armed Services - Sale of US Autos with Overseas Military Exchange System, December 2, 1982
Folder 69 Outline Speech Remarks - Westmoreland County Association of Township Supervisors, April 29, 1983
Folder 70 St. Vincent Graduation Speech, May 7, 1983
Folder 71 Lion's Club Speech, May 27, 1983
Folder 72 Memorial Day Speech - Greensburg Vietnam Veterans, ca. 1983
Folder 73 Gold Star Mothers Speech, May 8, 1984
Folder 74 Johnstown Lions Club Speech, August 17, 1984
Folder 75 Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA), October 9, 1984
Folder 76 Laurel Management Dinner Speech, ca. 1984
Folder 77 12th Annual Consumer Merit Award Dinner to Sol Chick Chaikin - Speech, Drafts, Notes, Information, May 13, 1986
Folder 78 Saint Francis College Graduation Speech, 1986
Folder 79 Dedication of "Hue City" Speech, July 12, 1990
Folder 80 Dedication of "Hue City" Speech Draft, July 1990
Folder 81 Minute Man of the Year Speech, 1992
Folder 82 Balanced Budget Inflation Speech, undated
Folder 83 Food Marketing Institute, undated
Folder 84 George Mason University Speech, undated
Folder 85 Greater Johnstown Committee Speech Notes, undated
Folder 86 Victor Borge - Speech, undated
Folder 87 Speech Cards and Notes, ca. 1980s

Box 211
Folder 1-12 Weekly Columns, 1975-1986

Box 212
Folder 1 TV Show - Dr. Vincent McKelvey, US Geological Survey, April 1977
Folder 2 TV Show - John O'Leary, June 3, 1977
Folder 3 TV Show - Congressman Claude Pepper, September 21, 1977
Folder 4 TV Show - Congressman Joseph Gaydos, December 1, 1977
Folder 5 TV Show - Majority Leader Jim Wright, 1977
Folder 6 TV Show - Energy Secretary Jim Schlesinger, April 27, 1979
Folder 7-8 TV Show - Senator Richard Schweiker, May 23, 1979
Folder 9-10 TV Show - Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, June 20, 1979
Folder 11 TV Show - Majority Leader Jim Wright, July 24, 1979
Folder 12-14 TV Show - Vice President Mondale, August 21, 1979
Folder 15-16 TV Show - Congressman Robert Giamo, October 11, 1979
Folder 17-18 TV Show - Congressman Claude Pepper, November 7, 1979
Folder 19-20 TV Show - Dr. John Sawhill, December 11, 1979
Folder 21 TV Show - Majority Leader Jim Wright, May 4, 1981
Folder 23 TV Show - Congressman Dan Rostenkowski, June 16, 1981
Folder 24 TV Show - Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo, July 28, 1981
Folder 25 TV Show - Congressman Jake Pickle, September 10, 1981
Folder 26 TV Show - Congressman Tom Daschle , October 1, 1981
Folder 27 TV Show - Congressman Adam Benjamin, November 6, 1981
Folder 28 TV Show - Congressman Nick Rahall, December 8, 1981
Folder 29 TV Show - Congressman Dick Gephardt, ca. 1981
Folder 30 TV Show - William Peace - Westinghouse, January 22, 1982
Folder 31 TV Show - Bob Peabody, March 14, 1982
Folder 32 TV Show - Bill Hoffman, March 16, 1983
Folder 33 TV Show - Chairman James Jones, April 13, 1983
Folder 34 TV Show - Majority Leader Jim Wright, May 25, 1983
Folder 35 TV Show - Congressman Sonny Montgomery, July 22, 1983
Folder 36 TV Show - General Richard Scott, August 18, 1983
Folder 37-38 TV Show - Dr. Glenna Crooks, September 18, 1983
Folder 39-40 TV Show - Congressman Jack Kemp, October 24, 1983
Folder 41 TV Show - Congressman Milt Jacques, October 28, 1983
Folder 42 TV Show - James Beggs, November 14, 1983
Folder 43 TV Show - Congressman Richard L. Ottinger, December 6, 1983
Folder 44 TV Show Questions and Answers, c.1979-1983
Folder 45 Images used in TV Show, 1983
Folder 46 TV Show - Jack Sheehan, Johnstown Corporation, January 16, 1985
Folder 47 TV Show - Chairman William (Bill) Gray, February 19, 1985
Folder 48 TV Show - Congressman Jospeh McDade, March 20, 1985
Folder 49 TV Show - Dr. John W. Burnside, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, April 23, 1985
Folder 50 TV Show - Domenic J. LaPonzina, May 24, 1985
Folder 51 TV Show - Jeffrey Miller, June 19, 1985
Folder 52 TV Show Ideas, Coast Guard and Drugs Summary, June 1985
Folder 53 TV Show - Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, July 22, 1985
Folder 54 TV Show - Congressman Dick Gephardt, July 30, 1985
Folder 55 TV Show Narration, August 1985
Folder 56 TV Show - Deputy Director Denis Galvin, National Park Service, October 22, 1985
Folder 57 TV Show - Lynn Williams, President of United Steelworkers of America, November 20, 1985
Folder 58 TV Show - Congressman Charles B. Rangel, December 10, 1985
Folder 59 Press Release Memos re: WJAC TV Show Airings, December 10, 1985
Folder 60 TV Show Memos, ca. 1985
Folder 61 TV Show - Untitled Segment for Untitled Show, undated