I VOTE MY CONSCIENCE: Debates, Speeches, and Writings of Vito Marcantonio

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Acknowledgements & New Introduction to I Vote My Conscience

1: Vito Marcantonio - Congressman (English)

1: Vito Marcantonio, Congresista (Español)

2: The Seventy-fourth Congress 1935-1936

3: The Seventy-sixth Congress 1939-1940

4: The Seventy-seventh Congress 1941-1942


5: The Seventy-eighth Congress 1943-1944

6: The Seventy-ninth Congress 1945-1946

7: The Eightieth Congress 1947-1948

8: The Eighty-first Congress 1949-1950

9: Puerto Rico y los puertorriqueños 1935-1950 (Español)

9: Puerto Rico and Its People 1935-1950 (English)

10: Lawyer for Civil Liberties

Vito Marcantonio: Bibliography

Annette T. Rubinstein: Author, Educator, Activist

About Gerald Meyer



Vito Marcantonio: Bibliography


LaGumina, Salvatore John. Vito Marcantonio: The People's Politician. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 1969.

Meyer, Gerald. Vito Marcantonio: Radical Politician, 1902-1954. Albany: SUNY Press, 1989.

Ojeda, Felix Reyes. Vito Marcantonio y Puerto Rico. por los trabajdores y por la nacin. Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico: Ediciones Huracn, 1978.

Rubinstein, Annette, ed. I Vote My Conscience: Debates, Speeches, and Writings of Vito Marcantonio, 1935-1950. New York: Vito Marcantonio Memorial, 1956.

Schaffer, Alan. Vito Marcantonio, Radical in Congress. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1966.


Berson, Robin Kadison. "Vito Marcantonio (December 10, 1902 - August 9, 1954): Civil Rights and Freedom of Conscience Advocate." In Marching to a Different Drummer: Unrecognized Heroes of American History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Charney [Blake], George. "The Marcantonio Election Campaign." Political Affairs (Jan. 1951): 80-90.

and Testerman, Al. "The People Win with Marcantonio." Political Affairs (Jan. 1949): 85-94.

and Harry Levine. "An Analysis of the New York Elections." Political Affairs (Jan. 1954): 33-50.

Fagiani, Gil. "East Harlem and Vito Marcantonio: My Search for a Progressive Italian American Identity.' Voices in Italian Americana (Fall 1994): 25-42.

Gerson, Si. "Vito Marcantonio: From Republican to Radical." Political Affairs (Nov. 1979): 20-24.

Jackson, Peter. "Vito Marcantonio and Ethnic Politics in New York." Ethnic and Racial Studies (Jan. 1983): 50-71.

Lader, Lawrence. "Vito Marcantonio and the Congressional Battleground." In Power on the Left. American Radical Movements since 1946, pp. 10-18. New York: W. W. Norton, 1979.

LaGumina, Salvatore John. "The New Deal, the Immigrants and Congressman Vito Marcantonio." International Migration Review (Spring 1970):57-75.

"Vito Marcantonio: A Study in the Functional and Ideological Dynamics of a Labor Politician." Labor History (Summer 1972):374-99.

"Case Study in Ethnicity and Italian-American Politicians." In The Italian Experience in the United States, pp. 143-61. Editors, Silvano Tomasi and Madeline Engel. New York: Center for Migration Studies, 1973.

Luthin, Reinhard. "Vito Marcantonio: New York's Leftist Laborite." In American Demagogues: Twentieth Century, pp. 208-35. Boston: Beacon Press, 1954.

Meyer, Gerald. "Vito Marcantonio y el partido nacionalista puertorriqueno." Signos (Jan.Mar. 1980): 29.

"Vito Marcantonio, Congressman for Puerto Rico: 1934-1950." Revista del Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico (Feb. 1982): 6798.

"The F.B.I.'s Surveillance of Rep. Vito Marcantonio." Our Right to Know (Fall/Winter 1984-85): 16-18.

"Leonard Covello and Vito Marcantonio: A Lifelong Collaboration for Progress." Italica (Spring 1985): 54-66.

"Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954)." In the Encyclopedia of the American Left, pp. 447-48. Edited by Man Jo Buhle, et a!. New York: Garland Publishers, 1990.

"Vito Marcantonio." In The American Radical, pp. 269-78. Edited by Mary Jo Buhle, et al. New York: Routlage, 1994.

"Italian Harlem's Biggest Funeral: A Community Pays Its Last Respects to Vito Marcantonio." Italian American Review (Spring 1997):110-20.

"Vito Marcantonio, 1902-1954." In The Encyclopedia of Third Parties in America, Vol. III, pp. 682-90. Edited by Immanuel Ness and John Ciment. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2000.

."Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954)." Voices in Italian Americana. Vol. III, No. 2 (2000): 63-66.

Robeson, Paul. "Negro Americans Have Lost a Tried and True Friend." In Paul Robeson Speaks: Writings, Speeches, Interviews, 1910-1974, pp. 379-422. Edited by Philip Foner. New York: Brenner/Mazel, 1978.

Rovere, Richard. "Vito Marcantonio: Machine Politician New Style." Harper's Magazine (April 1944): 391-98.

Sasuly, Richard, "Vito Marcantonio: The People's Politician." In American Radicals: Some Problems and Personalities, pp. 145-63. Edited by Harvey Goldberg. New York:Monthly Review Press, 1957.

Vega, Bernardo. "Vito Marcantonio: Champion of the Poor and Advocate for the Puerto Rican People." In Memoirs of Bernardo Vega: A Contribution to the History of the Puerto Rican Community in New York, pp. 183-90. Edited by Csar Andreu Iglesias. New York: Monthly Review, 1984.

Waltzer, Kenneth. "The F.B.I., Congressman Vito Marcantonio, and the American Labor Party." In Beyond the Hiss Case. The FBI, Congress, and the Cold War, pp. 176-214. Edited by Athan Theoharis. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.

Watson, Patrick. "[Ralph] Fasanella Remembers Marcantonio." In The Big Book of Italian American Culture, pp. 11-12. Edited by Lawrence DiStasi. New York: Harper, 1989.

Primary Sources

Vito Marcantonio Papers: New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

Congressional Record: 1935-1936, 1939-1950.

New York Times Index: 1934-1954.