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Subseries 2. Op-Eds, 1964-2011


Box 983
Folder 1 "GOP Moderates Must Rebuild Party," (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) and other Op-Eds, November 6, 1964
Folder 2 "Thornburgh Discusses Five Important Issues," Republican Voice, August, 1966
Folder 3 Time is Ripe for Peace Talks, Letter to the Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 7, 1967
Folder 4 "How to Support Your Local Police," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 8, 1972
Folder 5 "I Regard Unauthorized Wiretap as Serious Threat," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June, 1973
Folder 6 "How to Support Your Local Police," Pittsburgh Press, June 4, 1973
Folder 7 "Who 'Owns' Public Officials?" Pittsburgh Press, February 22, 1974
Folder 8 "One Nation, Under God…" Pittsburgh Press, June 29, 1975
Folder 9 "For the Record," Speech excerpt regarding white collar crime, Washington Post, February 12, 1976
Folder 10 "Thornburgh Defends Senate Crime Code Revisions," Pittsburgh Press, March 13, 1976
Folder 11 "The Changes in S.1," Washington Post May 6, 1976
Folder 12 "Of S.1 and the First Amendment," Letter to Editor, New York Times, June 11, 1976
Folder 13 "Start to Fight White Collar Crime," Philadelphia Inquirer, April 5, 1977
Folder 14 "After Three Mile Island," New York Times, March 27, 1980
Folder 15 "Easing Public Fers in the Wake of TMI," Letter to the Editor, New York Times, May 27, 1980
Folder 16 Welfare Cuts in Line with the Economic Realities," Philadelphia Inquirer, June 9, 1980
Folder 17 "Welfare Could Collapse of its own Weight," Philadelphia Inquirer, June 22, 1980
Folder 18 "Complaints Ignored Too Long," Philadelphia Bulletin, February 4, 1981
Folder 19 "Step-wise to Decontrol," Philadelphia Daily News, February 18, 1981
Folder 20 "State Gains Defended," New York Times, May 3, 1981
Folder 21 "Selecting Judges by Merit," York Daily Record, May 27, 1981
Folder 22 "There is not TMI Choice: Resolving Safety, Funding Comes First," NRC Testimony, Philadelphia Inquirer, August 19, 1981
Folder 23 "Health Care Help for the Unemployed," Letter to the Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 1, 1983
Folder 24 "The State is Pushing for Excellence in School," Philadelphia Inquirer, November 23, 1983
Folder 25 "Education Reforms Needed in State," Harrisburg Evening News, November 23, 1983
Folder 26 "An American 'cabbage patch' thrives in Communist China," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 18, 1984
Folder 27 "Why a Balanced Budget Amendment - - the 'Politics as Usual' that Puts Us in the Hole Opposes Reform," Los Angeles Times February 1, 1985
Folder 28 "Case for a Balanced Budget Amendment," Letter to the Editor, New York Times, March 13, 1985
Folder 29 "The Year to End the State Stores," Philadelphia Inquirer, April 3, 1985
Folder 30 "Dedicated to Improving Public Education in Pennsylvania," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 17, 1985
Folder 31 "Governors respond to the deficit dilemma," Harrisburg Patiot News, October 6, 1985
Folder 32 "Balanced Budgets: Good for the Country," Letter to the Editor, Washington Post, May 4, 1986
Folder 33 "State's Welfare Reform is Working," Philadelphia Inquirer, March 19, 1986
Folder 34 "How We Tried to Tell the Russians About TMI," Washington Post, May 4, 1986
Folder 35 "Secrecy Threatens Another Chernobyl," Pittsburgh Press, May 6, 1986
Folder 36 "Lesson TMI Lost on Soviets," Harrisburg Patriot, May 7, 1986
Folder 37 "The Judges Should be Selected on Merit," Philadelphia Inquirer, April 12, 1987
Folder 38 "America Needs Amendment on Balanced Budget," Toledo Blade, January 3, 1988
Folder 39 "A System Without Merit," Point of View Column, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 26, 1988
Folder 40 "States Can Teach Washington Deficits," Letter to the Editor, New York Times, July 14, 1988
Folder 41 "Antitrust Exemptions to Spur Ventures," Wall Street Journal, December 27, 1988
Folder 42 "More Refugees? It's Up to Congress," Letter to the Editor, Washington Post, October 1, 1989
Folder 43 "Potomac Politics on Kapital Hill," New York Times, November 7, 1989
Folder 44 "Thornburgh in Kremlin," Philadelphia Daily News, November 9, 1989
Folder 45 "Worldwide Alliance Against Drugs," The Christian Science Monitor, March 1, 1990
Folder 46 "U.S. Government is Going After the Savings and Loans Cheats," Philadelphia Inquirer, September 2, 1990
Folder 47 "The House Crime Bill': Attorney General Thornburgh Responds," Washington Post, September 23, 1990
Folder 48 "One Anti-Crime Bill, One Pro-Crime Bill," Wall Street Journal, September 26, 1990
Folder 49 "Curbing Death Row Appeals," USA Today, October 5, 1990
Folder 50 "Now Reverse the Trend of Nullifying the Death Penalty," New York Times, October 18, 1990
Folder 51 "Sumer of '41," Book Review of Real Grass Real Heroes by Dom Dimaggio with Bill Gilbert, Washington Post, October 21, 1990
Folder 52 "The Cream of Coffeetable Books," Book Review of Topps Baseball Cards, New York Times, December 2, 1990
Folder 53 "Six Real Guns …," Washington Post, May 2, 1991
Folder 54 "Tracing 6 Real Guns and How They Killed," Philadelphia Inquirer, May 4, 1991
Folder 55 "There's a Way Out of the Deficit: It's a Balanced Budget Amendment," Philadelphia Inquirer, February 12, 1992
Folder 56 "Time for US to Adopt Balanced-Budget Law," Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 1993
Folder 57 "To Make the U.N. Work," Washington Post, March 25, 1993
Folder 58 "How to Clean Up the United Nations," International Herald Tribune, March 26, 1993
Folder 59 "Take an Old Classic for a Satisfying Spin," USA Today Baseball Weekly, October 13, 1993
Folder 60 "How Russia Can Make its Next Elections Fairer," Washington Times, December 27, 1993
Folder 61 "Bring Back the Czar," Wall Street Journal, August 29, 1994
Folder 62 "America's Civil Justice Lottery," San Francisco Chronicle, May 9, 1995
Folder 63 "ADA - - Not a Disabling Mandate," by Janet Reno and Dick Thornburgh, Wall Street Journal, July 26, 1995
Folder 64 "A Blow to Hong Kong's Future," Washington Post, July 30, 1995
Folder 65 "Huge Damages Turn Justice on Its Head," Los Angeles Times, December 5, 1995
Folder 66 "Few, Other than Lawyers, Benefit from Civil Justice," San Diego Union-Tribune, December 6, 1995
Folder 67 "Expand States' Role in New R&D Policy," Boston Globe, January 2, 1996
Folder 68 "Don't Let Litigation Kill Medical Miracles," Washington Times, April 23, 1996
Folder 69 "Out of Balance, Still," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 11, 1996
Folder 70 "A Democratic Process Takes Shape in Russia," Philadelphia Inquirer, June 24, 1996
Folder 71 "Want to Win a Big Suit? Go to Alabama," USA Today, June 27, 1996
Folder 72 "'Tort Hell': Outlandish GM Case Solidifies Alabama's Reputation," Montgomery Advisor, August 1, 1996
Folder 73 "U.S. Must Hold China to Hong Kong Pledge," New York Times (includes correction), October 23, 1996 (October 29, 1996)
Folder 74 "New Chief Must Tackle U.N. Reform," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 29, 1996
Folder 75 "Don't Muzzle Judicial Critics," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 5, 1997
Folder 76 "Frivolous Lawsuitt Safeguards Under Attack," Detroit News, July 20, 1997
Folder 77 "Enough of Class-Action Abuse," Washington Times, October 30, 1997
Folder 78 "Sending Europe a Bad Message," New York Times, February 15, 1998
Folder 79 "Lawsuit Abuse," Washington Post, April 1, 1998
Folder 80 "A New Judicial Imperialism," Wall Street Journal, May 18, 1998
Folder 81 "Facts on U.S. Nationality and Citizenship," San Juan Star, June 1, 1998
Folder 82 "Perjury is Perjury," Wall Street Journal, September 22, 1998
Folder 83 "Defining Moment for Puerto Rico," Washington Post, November 19, 1998
Folder 84 "The Law Liberals Finally Learned to Hate," Wall Street Journal, February 24, 1999
Folder 85 "Lessons from TMI," Harrisburg Patriot-News, March 28, 1999
Folder 86 "FTC Seeks Precedent Only a Trial Lawyer Could Love," Wall Street Journal, May 10, 1999
Folder 87 "Federalist Society Hardly Qualifies as a Fifth Column," Detroit News, June 30, 1999
Folder 88 "Trying times for trial lawyers," Palm Beach Post, July 22, 1999
Folder 89 "Prosecutors and State Ethical Rules: Trying a Commonsense Approach," Tribune-Review, September 9, 1999
Folder 90 "Trial Lawyer, Heal Thyself: Bring Sanity to Punitive Damage Awards," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 29, 1999
Folder 91 "Zap Some Lawyers: Go for Arbitration," USA Today, October 7, 1999
Folder 92 "Puerto Rico Statehood Would Best Serve the Nation's Interests," Union Leader, Manchester, NH, November 30, 1999
Folder 93 "No End in Sight as Punitive Damages Go Up, Up, Up," Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2000
Folder 94 "The HMO Dilemma: What's the Fairest Battlefield in the Fight for Better Health Care?", Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2000
Folder 95 "Sue, but Don't Prosecute," New York Times, September 20, 2000
Folder 96 "The Supreme Court Can End the Charade," Wall Street Journal, November 30, 2000
Folder 97 "Of Pardons and Plea Bargains," Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2001
Folder 98 "Court Ruling Bolsters State Lead Paint Suit," Letter to Editor, San Fransicsco Chronicle, April 8, 2001
Folder 99 "The Right Man for a Tough Job," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 15, 2001
Folder 100 "High Times in Sequoyah County," The Oklahoman, August 29, 2001
Folder 101 "The Northwest Ordinance: No precedent," San Juan Star, October 11, 2001
Folder 102 "Just Say No to Tort Blackmail," Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2002
Folder 103 "Setting the Record Straight on Judge D. Brooks Smith," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2002
Folder 104 "Judgment Call in the Senate," Letter to Editor re Judge Smith, Washington Post, March 9, 2002
Folder 105 "The legal realities of U.S. citizenship in Puerto Rico," San Juan Star, April 8, 2002
Folder 106 "Well Before Sept. 11, Congress Overtaxed the F.B.I.," New York Times, June 29, 2002
Folder 107 "Bravery inspires first Fourth of July since Sept. 11 tragedy," Harrisburg Patroit-News, July 4, 2002
Folder 108 "Asbestos litigation has gone out of control," Harrisburg Patriot-News, November 22, 2002
Folder 109 "Two Lawyers Say: Limit Damages, Fees," Philadelphia Inquirer, January 8, 2003
Folder 110 "Hong Kong's Struggle," June 13, 2003
Folder 111 "Do the Right Thing," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 30, 2004
Folder 112 "Let Starr do His Job, Wall Street Journal, March 11, 1998
Folder 113 "Yes to county row office consolidation", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 8, 2005
Folder 114 "Response to 'The Flawed Report on Dan Rather'", New York Review of Books, Letter to Editor, May 12, 2005
Folder 115 "Defending a Probe and a Principle", Washington Post, May 17, 2005
Folder 116 "The Fantastic Five", New York Times, September 12, 2005
Folder 117 "Trade pact stomps on lumber", Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, October 5, 2005
Folder 118 "Doctors, Lawyers, Priests - and Journalists?, Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2006
Folder 119 "Watch Out for Voting Day Bugs", Washington Post and many other newspapers, August 28, 2006
Folder 120 "Puerto Rican Limbo", Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2007
Folder 121 "Citizens Want Political Status Defined", S. Florida Sun-Sentinel, June 14, 2007
Folder 122 "Class Action Gamesmanship", Washington Times, June 15, 2007
Folder 123 "Sirius and XM", Washington Times, March 10, 2008
Folder 124 "Creating a 'Greater Pittsburgh'", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 13, 2008
Folder 125 "Siriusly, FCC Should Put a Spike Through This", Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2008
Folder 126 Opposing view: "Don't fix what ain't broke", USA Today, December 22, 2008
Folder 127 "More Cops on the Street", New York Times, December 28, 2008
Folder 128 "China's Harassed Lawyers", New York Times, July 28, 2009
Folder 129 "Turnpike Commission must be Severed", Allentown Morning Call and others, December 20, 2009
Folder 130 "Balanced Budget Amendment is not a Nutty Idea", Several papers different titles, July 21, 2011