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MS 106.1.2 Book Material 1975-1996 31 boxes

Arranged alphabetically by title of book. Between 1978 and 1995, William Cohen authored the nine books listed below. This series consists of the manuscripts for these books which document the revision process they went through. Accompanying correspondence from publishers, notes from friends and colleagues, newspaper clippings and reviews of the books are also found in this series. The books are: Of Sons and Seasons (1978), a volume of poems; Roll Call (1981), a journal of Cohen's first year in the Senate; Getting the Most Out of Washington (1982), a manual on cutting through government red tape; The Double Man (1985), written with Senator Gary Hart, a novel on international espionage and terrorism; A Baker's Nickel (1986), a second volume of poetry; Men of Zeal (1988), written with Senator George Mitchell, an account of their experience investigating the Iran-Contra affair; One-Eyed Kings (1991), a spy thriller involving Soviet and American covert actions that converge in the Middle East; Murder in the Senate (1993), a mystery written with Thomas B. Allen; and Easy Prey: The Fleecing of America's Senior Citizens and How to Stop It (1995), a work of non-fiction concerning fraud and the elderly.

Access to the records in this series is restricted. Consult the Special Collections Department for further information.

MS A Baker's Nickel 1986 2 boxes
MS Double Man 1982-1985 8 boxes
MS Easy Prey 1995 1 box
MS Getting the Most Out of Washington 1982 1 box
MS Men of Zeal 1988 3 boxes
MS Murder in the Senate 1993 1 box
MS Of Sons and Seasons 1978 1 box
MS One Eyed Kings 1991 5 boxes
MS Roll Call: One Year in the Life of a Senator 1981 4 boxes
MS Book Clippings 1975-1996 3 boxes
MS Coalition Group 1974-75 2 boxes

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