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Box: 1-2

Collected Algerian Materials, 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, press releases, broadcast transcripts, interview transcripts, notes, reports, and memoranda concerning the Algerian war for independence and the coup staged by the Organisation Armée Secrète in 1961. Includes inventory by John K. Cooley of this 1963 accession.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Inventory by John K. Cooley (1963 accession)

Box/Folder: 1

Algiers military coup, April 19-27, 1961

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Dispatch to Christian Science Monitor, containing background information on the Organisation Armée Secrète, April 18

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Eyewitness account of Challe take-over, cabled to Radio Press International, London, and Christian Science Monitor, but blocked by censorship, April 22

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Scripts of news broadcasts from Cooley to Radio Press International, London, transmitted from "Radio France" (name which insurgents gave to Algiers radio), April 22

Scope and Content Note

Includes changes made at request of Colonel Gardes, who censored outgoing broadcasts
Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Broadcasts from Cooley to CBC, London, on "Radio France," April 23

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Carbon copy of diplomatic report, concerning Saharan petroleum, gas and other resources being surveyed at that time, due to possibility of extended blockade by the French government forces, April 20

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Notes taken on breakdown of loyalist and insurgent officers, including list of those imprisoned by junta, April 22

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Dispatch to Christian Science Monitor, read on "Radio France," April 24

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Radio broadcasts to Radio Press International and CBC, concerning the possibility of paratroop landing in France, and statements by Challe and Salan (censored), April 24

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Uncensored dispatch prepared for Christian Science Monitor, intended to be smuggled out but never sent, April 24

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Handwritten memoranda of conversations with two clandestine pro-government officer informants concerning military situation, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Thermofax copy of proclamation prepared and broadcast by Challe on "Radio France," concerning activity of army, April 24

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Script of broadcast on "Radio France," April 25

Scope and Content Note

Includes two alterations made by censor and censor's signature on each page
Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Broadcasts made after return of government control, April 26

Scope and Content Note

Includes account of government takeover, final skirmishes, and forum on night of April 25
Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Broadcasts concerning Foreign Legion refusal to return to government authority, April 27

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Dispatches and broadcasts concerning aftermath of coup, April 28

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Copy of Algiers afternoon newspaper, Dernière Heure, April 23

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Copy of Le Journal d'Alger, April 24

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Copy of La Dépêche: Quotidien de l'Algerie, April 24

Box/Folder: 1

Interviews with Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) leaders in Cairo, 1960

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Abbas, Ferhat (typescript), October 16, 1960

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Beklacem, Krim (typescript), November 25, 1960

Box/Folder: 1-2

Miscellaneous FLN releases and propaganda

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Political bulletins of GPRA mission, Rabat, December 8, 1961; January 2 and 19, 1962

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Appeal by Ferhat Abbas to the Algerian people, Tunis, December 16, 1960

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Brochure, Aspects of the Algerian Revolution, undated

Box/Folder: 2

Other materials, 1960

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Handouts, titled "Algérie 1960," given to journalists, on miscellaneous aspects of the Algerian question. Produced by French government information services, Algiers, 1960

Box: 2

Biographical File, 1996-2008

Scope and Content Note

Resume, biographical essays, obituaries.
Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Resumes, news articles about John K. Cooley, 1996-2008

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

George Polk Award, 1996

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Obituaries, 2008

Box: 2-9

Writings and Speeches, 1952-2008

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts, printed material, newspaper clippings, and research material related to books, newspaper stories, magazine articles, and speeches written by Cooley, and projects he proposed as well.

Arrangement

Arranged in sub-series by type of material, and then chronologically.
Box/Folder: 2-4

Books

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Baal, Christ, and Muhammed, 1965

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Publicity, 1965

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Libyan Sandstorm: The Complete Account of Qaddafi's Revolution, 1982

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Reviews, 1982-1983

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Payback: America's Long War in the Middle East, 1991

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Reviews, 1991-1992

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America, and International Terrorism, 1999

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Reviews and publicity, 2000-2002

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Packet of Italian articles (sent by publisher) reviewing Unholy Warsin Italy, 2001-2006

Box/Folder: 2

An Alliance Against Babylon: America, Israel and Iraq, 2005

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Revised manuscript and author's letter to Pluto highlighting the book's contributions and highlights, 2003

Box/Folder: 2 : 13-14

Earlier draft, 2003

Box/Folder: 2-3

Research materials,

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Main binder (with author's annotations indicating future chapters)

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Main binder (with author's annotations indicating future chapters) (contd.)

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Secondary binder

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Proposed covers

Box/Folder: 3

Currency Wars, 2008

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Blue notebook. Handwritten draft of Chapter 13 of Currency wars

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

"Supernotes: The Counterfeiters' Secret War against America." Book Proposal and Outline, Version 1, 1997

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

"Supernotes: The Secret War of Counterfeiters against America," Version 2, 1997

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

"Funny Money: The Counterfeiters in History and the New Europe," summary outline with hand-written notes, Draft Chapter 1, 2001

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

"Funny Money: Counterfeiters & Money Launderers- Their Threat in History and the Age of New Terrorism," revised summary outline, 2001

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

"Money Power: Counterfeiting as Crime and Weapon of War." Book proposal, outline and draft chapter 2, 2005

Box/Folder: 3 : 10-11

"Currency Wars," first draft with corrections, 2007 (2 folders)

Box/Folder: 3

Research material

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

General

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

General (contd.)

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Counterfeiting in the United States

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Counterfeiting in Europe

Box/Folder: 4 : 4-5

Early research (Crane Paper Company), 1996-1997 (2 folders)

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Operation Bernhard (German counterfeiting ring in World War II)

Box/Folder: 4-5

Newspaper articles, 1952-2008

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

New York Herald articles, clippings, 1952-1953

Box/Folder: 4

Christian Science Monitor, 1957-1980

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

1957-1961

Box/Folder: 16

1975 Oversize

Box/Folder: 16

1976 Oversize

Box/Folder: 16

1977 Oversize

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Pentagon stories, 1978-1981

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

1978

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

1979

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

1980

Box/Folder: 5

Articles in various publications, clippings and photocopies, 1980-2008

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

1980-1989

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

1990-1999

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

2000-2008

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

ABC News website commentaries, 1996-2003

Box/Folder: 6

Magazine articles and book chapters, 1996-2003

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

"Cross and Crescent," The Commonweal, November 24, 1961

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

"King Hassan's Unbound Morocco," The Reporter, October 11, 1962

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

"Conflict within the Iraqi Left," Problems of Post-Communism, January-February 1980

Box/Folder: 6 : 4

"The News from the Mideast: A Working Approach," Middle East Journal, Autumn 1981

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

The War over Water, Foreign Policy Spring 1984

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

"Libya," prepared for Handbook of the Arab World, 1986

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

"Pre-Gulf War Diplomacy," Survival, March/April 1991

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

"Death of a Diplomat: John K. Cooley's Memories of 1974," published in 50 Years: Cyprus Mail (Nicosia, 1995)

Box/Folder: 6 : 9

"Middle Eastern Terrorism: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict," written for the Encyclopedia of Terrorism (published by M.E. Sharpe), 1996

Box/Folder: 6 : 10

"Vienna 1946," original draft in English, September 2002, and published version (in Italian) Diario Milano, January 2003

Box/Folder: 6 : 11

"Proxies and Proxy Wars: 20th Century Mishaps and Disasters," prepared for Rethink: Causes and Consequences of September 11, edited by Giorgio Baravalle, 2004

Box/Folder: 6

Draft articles and works in progress, 1950s-2008

Box/Folder: 6 : 12

Bin Laden's Shadow Spotted in the Balkans, undated, circa 2001

Box/Folder: 6 : 13

The Dream of Samarra: Saints and Sorcerers in the Western Sahara, undated, circa 1950s

Box/Folder: 6 : 14

Epilogue: The Globalization of Violence, date unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 15

"From the Red Army to the Zaibatsu" (Japanese leftist connection to Palestinians), draft chapter, date unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 16

"The Genteel Sovereign: A Reminiscence of King Hussein ibn Talal of Jordan" date and venue unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 17

"Iran, Maghreb and Afghanistan: Landmarks" Autobiographical sketch, date and venue unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 18

Israel and Iraq: Convoluted Antagonism, date and venue unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 19

"Israel and the Iraq Wars" Outline for an article based on book Alliance with Babylon

Box/Folder: 6 : 20

Remembrances of Saleh Taamri, date and venue unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 21

Terrorism: Continuity and Change in the 20th Century, undated, circa 2000

Box/Folder: 6 : 22

"Who Cares About Syria?" Draft article originally prepared for submission to the Washington Quarterly, not published, circa 1984

Box/Folder: 6 : 23

Who's Afraid of Militant Islam? undated

Box/Folder: 6 : 24

"A War against Saddam Is No Local Conflict," written for the International Herald Tribune, December 14, 1990

Box/Folder: 6 : 25

"Greece Wants to Stop Changing Balkan Frontiers," written for the International Herald Tribune, July 25, 1992

Box/Folder: 6 : 26

"In the Mideast and Balkans, the Russians Try Hard for a Comeback," written for the International Herald Tribune, May 2, 1994

Box/Folder: 6 : 27

"Beirut Blues, by Hanan al-Shakykh" (book review), written for the International Herald Tribune, May 8, 1995

Box/Folder: 6 : 28

"After Oslo: New Realities, Old Problems" (book review), written for the Journal of Palestinian Studies, 1998

Box/Folder: 6 : 29

Who Really Dunnit? We May Never Know: a Comment for Perspective on 10th Anniversary of Pan-Am 103 Bombing, 1998

Box/Folder: 6 : 30

"The Palestinians Need Hanan Ashrawi's Brainy Leadership?" written for the International Herald Tribune, May 29, 2002

Box/Folder: 6 : 31

"September 11 Anniversary: History Lessons," prepared for Diario, August 2002, publication date unknown

Box/Folder: 6 : 32

Wanted: Urgent Action to Mid-East Water Issues, September 23, 2002

Box/Folder: 6 : 33

"The War that Spared New York" (German World War II plans to bomb New York), written for the International Herald Tribune, 2003

Box/Folder: 6 : 34

"Homeless in Gaza," written for Diario Magazine, May 18, 2004

Box/Folder: 6 : 35

"U.S. Homeland Security and the Atlantic U-boat War, 1942-44," Written in 2005 for the US Naval Institute's Essay Contest on Naval Intelligence

Box/Folder: 6 : 36

"Friendship and Professionalism in the Old Beirut," draft of tribute to Peter Jennings, written for the Christian Science Monitor, August 2005

Box/Folder: 6 : 37

"Iran, Iraq and the Gulf: The Fire Again?" draft prepared for the Harvard International Review, March 2006, published in Summer 2006

Box/Folder: 6 : 38

"Can Putin Fight Russia's Money Forgery Problem?" 2007, draft for International Herald Tribune,

Box/Folder: 6 : 39

Oil and Cyprus, February 2007

Box/Folder: 6 : 40

"Currency Counterfeiting," written for Esquiremagazine, (December 2007)

Box/Folder: 6 : 41

Counterfeiting article submitted to Foreign Policy, May 2008

Box/Folder: 7-8

Proposed projects, 1954-2008

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Land of the Nearest East,unpublished book manuscript, undated, circa 1954

Box/Folder: 7

Mohammed Khidder book

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Background material, 1979-1980

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Book outline, undated

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

Chapter drafts, undated

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

Signed declaration of widow of Khidder, 1979

Box/Folder: 7 : 6

World War II espionage novel: notes and background material, circa 1990s

Box/Folder: 7 : 7

Tibet reportage, 1995 (story proposal for the Washington Post, draft articles for The Guardian, Cyprus Mail and International Herald Tribune, suggested storyboard outline for ABC News feature, and background material)

Box/Folder: 7 : 8-10

Libya: International Crisis Group report (proposed), 2002-2003 (4 folders)

Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Libya: International Crisis Group report (proposed), 2002-2003 (contd.)

Box/Folder: 8

"Pan Am 103 or Delayed Justice," book proposal (with Wilhelm Dietl)

Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Book proposal summary and chapter outline

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Authors' correspondence

Box/Folder: 8 : 4-6

Background papers and materials, 2002-2008

Box/Folder: 8

Personal memoirs (incomplete), undated, circa 2007-2008

Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Background material (including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposal on Franco-American air base in Morocco)

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Chapter drafts and notes

Box/Folder: 9-10

Speeches and conference papers, 1991-2005

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

"Covering the Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991," Conference on the Media and the Gulf War, Turkish Foreign Press Association, Istanbul, June 7-8, 1991

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

"Cleaning Up Middle East Water," prepared for Middle East Economic Summit, November 14, 1996

Box/Folder: 9 : 3

Censorship, Technology and Foreign Reporting, 1997

Box/Folder: 9 : 4

"The Frankenstein Syndrome: Unforeseen Consequences of the CIA's Jihad in Afghanistan, 1979-1989," Conference of SHAFR, Georgetown University, June 19, 2002, 1997

Box/Folder: 9 : 5

"Images and Realities in the Palestinian World," Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine. Washington DC, September 11, 1998

Box/Folder: 9 : 6

CUNY Conference on Globalization and the Media, 1999

Box/Folder: 9 : 7

"Consequences of the 1979-89 Jihad," note for possible presentation, February 17, 2000

Box/Folder: 9 : 8

"War and the Druglords in South Asia," prepared for delivery at the HNN conference on Drugs, Visby, Sweden, May 3-6, 2001

Box/Folder: 9 : 9

"Libyan History, Libyan Legends," prepared for delivery at conference on Libya's future, Washington DC, October 2001

Box/Folder: 9 : 10

"The 'Anti-Terror' War since Sept. 11," prepared for delivery at La Maison de l'Europe, Paris, March 5, 2002

Box/Folder: 9 : 11

"Old Roots of 'New' Terrorism," prepared for delivery at the CCAS, Georgetown University, March 27, 2003

Box/Folder: 9 : 12

"Arab Development: Sequels are Needed," presented at the UNDP-AHDR conference, Ifrane, Morocco, December 11-14, 2003

Box/Folder: 9 : 13

"Privatizing War and Occupation," prepared for Launch of Rethink 9/11, Tufts University, February 25, 2004

Box/Folder: 9 : 14

"Terrorism: Constants and Verities," Prepared for the EPIIC Forum, Tufts University, February 29, 2004

Box/Folder: 9 : 15

"The United States in the Middle East: A Half Century of Change," prepared for delivery at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 9, 2005

Box/Folder: 9 : 16

"Failures of Intelligence? Or Un-Intelligent Failures," prepared for delivery at the US Congressional Black Caucus Hearing on 9/11 Commission Report Omissions, Washington DC, September 23-25, 2005

Box/Folder: 9 : 17

The Making of a Foreign Correspondent

Box: 9-11

Subject Files/ABC News, 1982-2002

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts, printed material, newspaper and magazine clippings, and videocassette, related to research Cooley conducted for reports he contributed to on ABC News.
Box/Folder: 9 : 18-19

Counterfeiting (Supernotes), 1996-1997

Box/Folder: 9 : 20

Crypto AG (Zurich), 1994

Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Iraqi antiquities, theft of, 1999

Box/Folder: 10

John Paul II, Pope; Assassination attempt, 2000-2002

Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Memos, ABC News research, background and correspondence

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Transcript of ABC News interview, Peter Jennings with Father Jean Calvez

Box/Folder: 10 : 4-5

Background material

Box/Folder: 10-11

Pan-Am 103 / Lockerbie bombing, 1989-2000

Box/Folder: 10 : 6

Background material and correspondence, 1989-1991

Box/Folder: 10 : 7

Background material and correspondence, 1999-2000

Box/Folder: 10 : 8

Transcript of Primetime television special, 1989

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Videotape of Primetime television special, 1989

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

Philadelphia Experiment (regarding attempt to make a U.S. naval ship invisible to detection), 1997

Box/Folder: 11 : 3

Various investigative stories, ABC News, 1998-2000

Box/Folder: 11 : 4

Water management conflict in the Middle East, 1982-1983

Box: 11-12

Photographs, 1958-1990

Scope and Content Note

Photographic prints and negatives, both created by and collected by Cooley, arranged by topic.
Box/Folder: 11

Photographs collected by John Cooley, 1958-1990

Box/Folder: 11 : 5

Ayatollah Morteza Pasindideh with Imam, undated

Box/Folder: 11 : 6

Prince Reza Pahlavi, single portrait and visit with California Governor George Deukmejian, undated and 1990 (2 prints)

Box/Folder: 11 : 7

Ayatollah Khomeini with his family in Iran, prior to exile, 1958 (gift of Chris Isham, ABC News)

Box/Folder: 11 : 8

Ayatollah Khomeini with Ayatollah Morteza Pasindideh, 1979 (gift of Chris Isham, ABC News)

Box/Folder: 11 : 9

Suez Canal, with President Anwar Sadat, General Hosni Mubarak, and Prince Reza Pahlavi, 1979 (copyright, Annie Jennings)

Box/Folder: 11 : 10-11

Beirut and Lebanon, United Press International photographs, by Claude Salhani, 1981-1984 (80 prints, 2 folders)

Box/Folder: 12

Photographs taken by John K. Cooley, 1966-1983

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

Military parade in unidentified country, possibly Algeria, undated (37 prints and negatives)

Box/Folder: 12 : 2

Various photographs, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, undated (7 prints, 7 slides)

Box/Folder: 12 : 3

Yemen, 1967 (31 prints)

Box/Folder: 12 : 4

Western Sahara, 1969 (22 prints)

Box/Folder: 12 : 5

Photos taken on assignment with Christian Science Monitor, 1966-1980 (33 prints)

Box/Folder: 12 : 6

Izmir, Turkey, 1979 (10 prints, 3 contact sheets)

Box/Folder: 12 : 7

Libya and Moammar Qadaffi, undated, probably 1980s (65 color prints)

Box/Folder: 12 : 8

South Lebanon and Israel, May-June 1983

Box: 12-14

Assorted Personal Papers, 1996-2007

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, business cards, and notebooks, arranged by type of material and then chronologically.
Box/Folder: 12-13

Reporter's notebooks, 1991-2007

Box/Folder: 12 : 9

1991

Box/Folder: 12 : 10

1999-2003

Box/Folder: 12 : 11

2001

Box/Folder: 12 : 12

2002

Box/Folder: 12 : 13

2003

Box/Folder: 13 : 1

2006

Box/Folder: 13 : 2

Counterfeiting book, Greek wildfires, 2007

Box/Folder: 13 : 3

"Unholy Wars" book

Box/Folder: 13 : 4

Book ideas, undated

Box/Folder: 13 : 5

Interviews, 2000-2001

Box/Folder: 13 : 6-7

Various projects, undated

Box/Folder: 14 : 1-4

Business cards, undated

Box/Folder: 14

Correspondence

Box/Folder: 14 : 5

General, 1996-2006

Box/Folder: 14 : 6

King Hussein of Jordan, 1989

Box: 14-16

Miscellaneous Collected Material, 1975-1991

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, maps, pamphlets, and printed material.
Box/Folder: 14 : 7

American University in Beirut, pamphlets and press releases, 1975

Box/Folder: 14 : 8

"Carter-Brezhnev Project," Brown University, 1995-1996

Box/Folder: 15 : 1

"Conversations in Lebanon," by Joe and Lois Malone, 1977

Box/Folder: 15 : 2

Driss, Rachid, reprints of articles about Tunisia prior to World War II, from Cahiers de Tunisie, 1978-1979

Box/Folder: 15 : 3

Environnement économique d'Ossama bin Laden, 2001

Box/Folder: 15 : 4

George Polk affair (background material)

Box/Folder: 16

"The Great Man Made River Project" (Libyan water pipeline), circa 1980s

Scope and Content Note

Oversize.
Box/Folder: 15 : 5

Iraq (unpublished papers and other documents), 1987-1997

Box/Folder: 15 : 6

"Israeli Settlement Policies in Occupied Arab Territories," transcript and slides for presentation, from Office of the Crown Prince of Jordan, 1980

Box/Folder: 15 : 7-8

Maps and guides

Box/Folder: 15 : 9

Middle East Peace Conference, Madrid, 1991, "Issues, Facts, and Figures: A Guide"