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 M. Charles Bakst Papers

 Journalist, Providence Journal.

 Papers, 1985-1994

 Size: 0.25 ft.

 Catalog number: MSS 969

 Processed by: Rick Stattler, December 1995

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Scope and content:

            M. Charles Bakst is an editor at the Providence Journal. This collection consists of some of his files from the political campaigns of 1988, 1990, 1992 and 1994. It includes press releases, editorial articles and notes by Bakst, especially on Gov. Bruce Sundlun, who served from 1990 to 1994.

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            These papers were donated by Mr. Bakst in 1995. A questionnaire that prospective jurors for the Edward DiPrete trial were requested to complete was donated by Mr. Bakst in September, 1997.

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1. Bruce Sundlun - Press releases, 1988-1994

2. Bruce Sundlun - Press kit, 1990 election

3. Bruce Sundlun - Providence Journal articles regarding, 1990

4. Misc. press releases, 1985, 1992-1994:

            Edward DiPrete, 1985 

            Louise Durfee, 1994

            Thomas Fay, 1994

            Ronald Machtley, 1993

            Kathryn O'Hare, 1992

            Jeff Pine, 1992

            Bob Walsh, 1992

5. Misc. notes and articles, 1990-1994

6. Misc.:

            Ethics committee decision on Edward DiPrete, 1989

Letter (copy), Eleanor Sasso to Attorney General James O'Neil, 12/20/1990, re Properties Committee

            Juror questionnaire for trial of ex-Governor Edward DiPrete

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DiPrete, Edward

Providence Journal-Bulletin

Rhode Island - Politics and government

Sundlun, Bruce

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