Television scripts, other writings, correspondence, notes, printed matter and other research materials, relating to a wide
variety of episodes in American and world history, including the 1923 putsch by Adolf Hitler, anti-Nazi resistance by students
at the Universität München during World War II, and the role of humor in politics.
Richard Hanser (1909-1981) was an award winning historical novelist and writer of television documentary series.
Hanser joined the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) after World War II and collaborated with television producer Henry Salomon,
who produced, and along with Hanser, co-wrote Victory at Sea, a naval history of the war.
40 manuscript boxes
(16 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.