Credits and Exhibit Sources

Main Exhibit Page


Exhibit Curator:

A.J. Medlock, Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois Archives

Special thanks: 

Jonathan Franch, Archives Assistant, University of Illinois Archives, for thematic narrative contributions to this exhibit.

William Maher, University Archivist, for editorial contributions to this exhibit.

Jameatris Rimkus, Archives Reference and Accessioning Specialist, University of Illinois Archives, for exhibit layout ideas used in this exhibit.


University of Illinois Archives

Illio, 1933-1934, Record Series, 41/8/805, University of Illinois Archives.

James B. Reston Papers, 1935-1995, Record Series 26/20/120, University of Illinois Archives.

Sarah (Sally) Fulton Reston Papers, 1930-2001, Record Series 26/20/121, University of Illinois Archives.

Frederick S. Siebert Papers, 1932-1948, 1979, Record Series 13/1/21, University of Illinois Archives.

John F. Stacks Papers, 1914-2003, Record Series 26/20/157, University of Illinois Archives.


Frankel, Max. The Times of My Life and My Life with the TimesNew York: Random House, 1999.

Karnow, Stanley. Vietnam: A History. New York: Viking, 1983.

Meras, Phyllis. Country Editor: Henry Beetle Hough and the Vineyard Gazette. Bennington: Images from the Post with the Martha’s Vineyard      Historical Society, 2006.

Patterson, James T. Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Reston, James. Deadline: A Memoir. New York: Random House, 1991.

Reston, James. Washington. New York: Macmillan, 1986.

Salisbury, Harrison E. Without Fear or Favor: The New York Times and Its Times. New York: Times Books, 1980.

Stacks, John F. Scotty: James B. Reston and the Rise and Fall of American Journalism. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 2003.

Tifft, Susan E. and Alex S. Jones. The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times. Boston: Little, Brown, 1999.

Further Research
Primary sources related to James B. Reston, beyond those featured in this exhibit. 

Arthur Krock Papers; 1909-1974 (mostly 1930-1974), Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

Arthur H. Vandenberg Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.

New York Times Company records. James Reston papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.

New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.