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 Links
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Guide to the Vito Marcantonio Papers
The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division.

Labor's Martyrs by Vito Marcantonio
Marcantonio writes on the Haymarket martyrs and Sacco and Vanzetti.

Many articles on Marcantonio written by CUNY professor Gerald Meyer.

Program of the American Labor Party
From archive.org. Large file, may take some time to download.

Vito Marcantonio's FBI file
The files the FBI kept on the congressman, released thanks to the Freedom of Information Act.

Rebel in the House: The Life and Times of Vito Marcantonio by John J. Simon
An article from the April 2006 issue of The Monthly Review

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute is a university-wide institute under the aegis of Queens College. Reprints of I Vote My Conscience can be purchased here.

Daily News Obituary
"Others might criticize his unbroken record of fighting for the Communist Party line during 14 years in Congress," conceded the Daily News, never one of Marcantonio's admirers, "but the men and women of the teeming, polyglot district remembered him as one who had taken time to listen to their troubles and who had often extended a helping hand."

William Bowles: Strangers in a (Not So) Strange Land
An article celebrating Vito Marcantonio's influence on the politics of East Harlem long after his untimely death.

Story of An American: Vito Marcantonio, People's Congressman by Howard Fast
"The simple fact of it is that I want to live, and I want my children to live too - not in a prison camp, not in a fascist hell-hole, but in a free America. And because the single factor, the one individual who counts more for freedom in our government today than any other man is a Congressman from New York, Vito Marcantonio..."

CITY LORE; 'The Loneliest Man in Congress' by Jim O'Grady
2002 Article from the New York Times.

Vito Marcantonio on MySpace
A MySpace page dedicated to Vito Marcantonio.

Application for leave to file brief as friends of the court and brief : the Sleepy Lagoon case
"Racial prejudice and press hysteria, primarily in the Herald-Express and The Los Angeles Times, resulted in the arrest of 600 Latino youths in connection to a murder."

Tenant Power in the Liberal City 1943-1971
Contains references to the Tenant's Rights work of the Congressman. From Tenant.net.

Annette T. Rubinstein: 95th Birthday Celebration by Gerald Meyer
From Monthly Review

Annette Rubinstein 1910-2007
From Monthly Review

Guide to the Annette T. Rubinstein Papers 1937-1994
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives.

Veto Vito? from TIME Magazine, 1946
"The core of Manhattan's sprawling 18th Congressional District is a verminous, crime-ridden slum called East Harlem. Its hordes of Italians, Puerto Ricans, Jews and Negroes ..."

Vito & Mr. Wall Street from TIME Magazine, 1948

Marcantonio's Legacy Why Bloomberg Has To Shop for Party Favors By Jim Callaghan
From The Chief Leader NYC Civil Service Newspaper.

Left Films Left Behind
"The Peoples Congressman (1948) and Union Films: Progressive Left Filmmaking after WWII.