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Unfinished Memoir Highlights Orson Welles Acquisition

A scene from Black Magic (directed by Gregory Ratoff, 1949). Dr. Mesmer (Charles Goldner, left) hypnotizes Cagliostro (Orson Welles, right).

Sydney Hawkins
U-M News Service

Though he is considered by many as one of the world's greatest filmmakers, Orson Welles was an actor, producer, writer and radio broadcaster. He was also notorious for leaving many of his projects unfinished.

Library Acquires Papers of Activist Tom Hayden

Photo of Tom Hayden sitting on the ground
A white supremacist beats Tom Hayden after he was pulled from a car in McComb, Mississippi, in 1961. (Photo from the Tom Hayden Papers, U-M Library)

U-M acquires papers of alumnus and activist Tom Hayden

By Deborah Holdship
Michigan News

Scholars of contemporary American history, social justice and political reform have a rich new resource to mine in the Tom Hayden Papers at the U-M Library's Joseph A. Labadie Collection.

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