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"Your Enemies May Attract Unwanted Friends": Gerald L. K. Smith, Patrick Hurley, and the 1948 New Mexico Senate Race

Description: Article explores Gerald L. K. Smith's intrusion into the 1948 United States Senate race in New Mexico, in which native Oklahoman Patrick J. Hurley was the Republican candidate. In the mid-twentieth century, Gerald L. K. Smith became well-known for the viciousness of his views, his bigotry, and his extremism.
Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Buhite, Russell D.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Love Gifts for the Bishop: James J. Stewart v. Bishop W. Angie Smith, Part 1

Description: Article discussing the events that led to a church investigating committee when, James J. Stewart, an Albuquerque minister, filed charges against Methodist bishop W. Angie Smith for what he considered abuse of episcopal power. It also discusses the proceedings of the meeting itself and the aftermath.
Date: Spring 2000
Creator: Martin, A. W., Jr.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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