A major general in the United States Army and conservative columnist, lecturer, and author, the bulk of the collection reflects
Lane’s interests in American foreign and military policy, the Vietnam War, religious political issues, communism, and activities
of Americans for Constitutional Action (ACA) and other conservative and anti-communist organizations from 1947 to 1976. The
collection is primarily Composed of speeches, writings, notebooks/notes, correspondence, conference folders full of event
items, press releases, and news clippings, with some handwritten documents.
Sources: Biographical Sketch of Thomas A. Lane (Box-Folder 11 : 3) "Essential Elements of a Conservative Program" by Thomas
A. Lane (Box-Folder 4 : 2-4) Thomas A. Lane, Military Times Hall of Valor website, http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=100249,
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