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

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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

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Vito Marcantonio, I Vote My Conscience book cover

Book Cover






Marcantonio: his life in pictures






A freshman Congressman






Marcantonio






Re-elected by his neighbors







12,000 unemployed demonstrate



Police arrest leaders



The Congressman refuses special consideration: all are finally released






Her 3 sons killed by silicosis: a congressional investigation






La Guardia to Marcantonio: --"Free Tom Mooney!"



Tom Mooney is freed






Marcantonio arrives in Puerto Rico to defend Pedro Albizo Campos






Sand lot baseball in Central Park






Grandmother, mother and son at the polls






Two rare vacations










Paul Robeson joins Marc at Lucky Corner Rally






Strike headquarters on the waterfront






Full rights for the Negro people and the foreign born










Beginnings - a civil liberties case with Darrow and Hays



A third-party conference with Farmer-Labor leaders



Community work at Haarlem House with Cotillo, Pope, and Corsi






Lucky Corner






Marcantonio meets the press






Few who heard him speak will ever forget it






At Yankee Stadium






In the Garment Center






No aid to Franco



Thumbs down to Chiang Kai-Shek






10,000 letters a year on his neighbors' problems



In the 18th C.D.






The Pink Elephant






"Lower Subway Fares! Improve Schools! Build Hospitals!

Get money for the city by honest assessment of big commercial real estate!"






Young constituents visit a congressional office on wheels






Winner in all three party primaries





Families of 106th Street Servicemen gather for a flag raising.

Sons of Puerto Rican, Italian, Negro, Czech, Irish, Jewish,
and many other Americans Appear on the honor roll above.









Congressional Delegation on Palestine






With Curran, La Guardia and Heywood at a C.I.O. Rally






Marcantonio denounces the Dies Committee






Marc, I.L.D. president, takes congressional friends to anti-Hauge meeting






Marc, A.L.P. Chairman, leads rent control delegation in Albany






A birthday party for the National Guardian






On the picket line: Western Union strike






Striking at the roots of discrimination






With Dr. Francis Townsend






With Senator James Mead






With Assemblyman Hulan Jack






With Representatives Powell and Roosevelt






With Senator Glenn Taylor






With former Vice-President Henry Wallace






With Speaker Martin and Rep. Isacson






With Dashiell Hammett and Dorothy Parker






Dedicating Benjamin Franklin High School








Civil liberties lawyer for --



Ben Gold



Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois



William Patterson



the Communist Party, associate counsel Joseph Forer and John Abt






These were his people










Mourners line the streets and crowd fire escapes as marc passes through East Harlem one last time.

August 12, 1954