Biography and History

Paul Blanshard was an American journalist of the mid-20th century, specializing in political and religious topics. Blanshard was an associate editor of the left-wing weekly The Nation and served during the 1950s as that magazine's special correspondent in Uzbekistan. His most famous writing was a series of articles attacking the Roman Catholic Church in America as a dangerous, powerful and undemocratic institution. [from Wikipedia]

Source: From the finding aid for C0145