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Papers prepared for Mr. J.C. Grew. Vol. 1.

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Report from Tokyo : a message to the American people / by Joseph C. Grew, United States Ambasador to Japan, 1932-1941. -- New York : Simon and Schuster, 1942. -- xxvii, 88 p. ; 27 cm. -- (Inner sanctum books for victory) [bound at the beginning]
OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION
WASHINGTON
PAPERS
PREPARED
FOR
MR. J. C. GREW
I.

PAUL M.A. LINEBARGER

1942
[title page]
OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION
WASHINGTON
PAPERS PREPARED FOR MR. J.C. GREW

A Miscellany of Speeches and Messages in Both
Draft and Finished Form, including some Letters
and other Communications Pertaining to the
Speaking Tour of Ambassador Grew in the Fall
of 1942, and embobying Materials which Helped
Make Up

Report From Tokyo

as these were prepared in the Writers' Pool,
OWI, by Various Hands; at the Foreign Nationalities
Branch, OWI, by Mr. Bradford Smith; at the
Department of State, by Mr. Grew and others;
and at the Operations Planning and Intelligence
Board staff, Overseas Branch, OWI and also at
the Psychological Warfare Branch, Military
Intelligence Service, War Department by

PAUL M.A. LINEBARGER

From the Latter Part of September, 1942
To (but not beyond) December 31, 1942

Gathered Together and Bound
At Washington D.C. in March,

1943
 
CURRENT BIOGRAPHY 1941
JOSEPH CLARK GREW
(Former United States Ambassador to Japan)
Paul M.A. Linebarger
iv-ix
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
October
8        Toronto        National Victory Loan Campaign, dinner.
...
December
...
20        Hartford        Trinity College Commencement.
1
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON
September 27, 1942

Dear Mr. Linebarger:
    Prompted by your valuable cooperation in the preparation of my forthcoming speech at Carnegie Hall before the United China Relief, I venture to ask whether you will help me with another job which seems to me to be of some importance in our general war effort.

    The enclosed copy of a letter from the President of THE HARVARD CRIMSON is self-explanatory ...
...
Joseph C. Grew
2-3
THE HARVARD CRIMSON
14 Plympton Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Hon. Joseph Clark Grew
State Department
Washington, D. C.

Dear Mr. Grew,
    Because of conflicting announcements from Washington and the colleges, and the lack of a definite program for him to follow, the student now is lost and confused. ...
...
    I wonder if it would be possible for you, in your double capacity as President of the Alumni Association and former Ambassador to Japan, to write us an article of whatever length you feel desirable on our place in the world today and tomorrow. ...
DAN H. FENN, JR.
President
4
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON
September 28, 1942
Dear Mr. Linebarger:
    I enclose a list of the formal on-the-record speeches now on my program up to the end of the year ...
Joseph C. Grew
...
5
October 5, 1942
MEMORANDUM FOR MR. ELMER DAVIS
SUBJECT: Draft Speeches for Mr. Grew
    Dr. Paul Linebarger of this office has been assigned to assist Ambassador Grew in the drafting of speeches concerning Japan. ...
...
O. N. Solbert
Colonel, AUS
6
MEMORANDUM
Oct. 5, 1942.
To Mr. Grew
From Delia Kuhn
Subject: Manuscript of Speech on Mobilization.

    Here is the manuscript of a suggested speech on "Mobilization- Economic and Spiritual- of the Japanese People". It is based on material given to me by Mr. Bishop ...
7
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON
October 6, 1942
Dear Dr. Linebarger:
    Mrs. Kuhn has prepared the enclosed speech ...
Joseph C. Grew
...
P.S. How about using the appended speech for the Investment
(over)
8
Bankers on October 19? I think it might fit pretty well. This occasion seems to me to be one of the most important of all.[verso of 8]
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON
October 7, 1942
Dear Dr. Linebarger:
    This letter from the President of the Cuvier Press Club of September 15 seems to have become buried under my mountainous pile of correspondence.
...
Joseph C. Grew
...
9
NOTES ON A CONVERSATION WITH J.C. GREW AT HIS HOME ON WOODLAND DRIVE, OCTOBER 11, 1942, CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF HIS SPEECHES10-11
from Sir George Clark to JCG      7/10/1942 Jul

You will find a curious world of difficult re-adjustments, of much dissappointment, ...
12
War News Summarized
New York Times, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1942, page 1 [newspaper clipping]
13
GREW CITES NEEDS TO DEFEAT JAPAN
... TORONTO, Oct. 8 (U.P.) ...
New York Times, page 4 C [newspaper clipping]
[verso of leaf 13]
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
THE UNDER SECRETARY
October 1, 1942
FE - Mr. Hamilton:
    I wish you would let Mr. Grew know that while I have not been able to go over this draft as carefully as I would have liked ...

U:SW:PRH
13 [bis]
MATERIAL SUGGESTED FOR INCLUSION IN THE ADDRESS BY AMBASSADOR GREW TO THE UNITED CHINA RELIEF14-18
HARVARD MEN IN THE WAR19-23
DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO THE CANADIAN NATIONAL VICTORY LOAN CAMPAIGN
(TORONTO, OCTOBER 8, 1942)
24-37
[State Department revision of my draft.
Compare with press release copy finally issued.]

DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO THE CANADIAN NATIONAL
VICTORY LOAN CAMPAIGN
Toronto, October 8, 1942
38-51
SUGGESTED MESSAGE FROM MR. JOSEPH C. GREW FOR THE CUVIER PRESS CLUB52-53
NW 23

SX
TO: CROW, HUNT, HOVEY  COPY MURRAY WA
CHANGE IN GREW SPEECH APPROVED BY GREW-CHANGE 10 PARA TO READ: "I SAY THIS ADVISEDLY OF ALL THE POWERS IN THE PACIFIC AREA JAPAN IS THE ONE AND ONLY ENEMY OF THE PEACEFUL PEOPLES WHOSE SHORES OVERLOOK THAT OCEAN."
   WIRE SERVICES BEING INFORMED OF CHANGE
KERSEY, BERWICK, NY10/10/42
RC
54
SALUTE TO CHINA
A Tribute to Our
Courageous Allies, the Chinese

CARNEGIE HALL
October 10th, 1942

Sponsored by
UNITED CHINA RELIEF, INC.
GREATER NEW YORK COMMITTEE
1790 BROADWAY . New York, N. Y.

[a brochure]
55
Not used.
October 10, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    This afternoon Mr. Alan Murray of the OWI Press Room came to me ...
56
October 10, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    The two drafts of your speeches for the War Finance Conference and for the War and Community Fund (Richmond) are enclosed.
...
57
3. Our common personal freedoms threatened.
...
9. The promise of a new Japanese people.
58
Jap Military Killed Trade, Grew Says
[newspaper clipping, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20]
59
DRAFT OF ADDRESS BEFORE THE MEETING FOR THE WAR AND COMMUNITY FUND IN RICHMOND ON OCTOBER 20, 1942.60-72
(FIRST DRAFT
NOT USED)
DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO THE WAR FINANCE CONFERENCE
AT NEW YORK, OCTOBER 19, 1942
73-92
October 12, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    The revised versions of the War Finance and Richmond speeches are enclosed. ...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
93
DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO THE WAR FINANCE CONFERENCE
AT NEW YORK, OCTOBER 19, 1942
94-109
Second Draft
DRAFT OF ADDRESS BEFORE THE MEETING FOR THE WAR AND
COMMUNITY FUND IN RICHMOND ON OCTOBER 20, 1942
110-119
The 'Robber States'   By William Philip Simms
The Washington daily news, Wednesday, October 21, 1942
[newspaper clipping]
120
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS
BEFORE THE BOOKS AND AUTHORS LUNCHEON
NEW YORK, OCTOBER 21, 1942
121-131
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON

October 22, 1942
Dear Dr. Linebarger:
    I am enclosing the text of a speech delivered by my son-in-law Pierrepont Moffat, American Minister at Ottawa, to a mass meeting of Canadian Jews on October 11. ...
Joseph C. Grew
...
132
TO A MASS MEETING
of CANADIAN JEWS
Oct. 11, 1942
133-138
October 24, 1942
Miss Margaret Rose
...
    In confirmation of my telephone call earlier today, may I request the services of a typist on and after October 26, until Mr. Grew's material is finished.
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
Senior Regional Specialist (Far East)
Staff, OPIB, OB, OWI
139
Grew Cautions U. S. On 'Foolish Optimism' In War With Japan
Washington evening star, October 27, 1942
[newspaper clipping]
140
Grew Decries False Optimism On Pacific War
New York herald tribune, Wednesday, October 28, 1942
[newspaper clipping]
141
Grew Warns U.S. Defeat of Japs Will Not Be Easy
The Washington post, Wednesday, October 28, 1942, p.7
[newspaper clipping]
142
by Mrs. Delia Kuhn
at OWI
SUGGESTED MATERIAL FOR RADIO ADDRESS BEFORE THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CLUB
143-148
DRAFT OF ADDRESS BEFORE THE ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES MEETING IN BOSTON OCTOBER 29, 1942149-163
OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION
WASHINGTON
October 30, 1942
MEMORANDUM FOR MR. JOSEPH C. GREW
    The following address is intended to convey the three major points of your message to the American people: ...
...
P.M.A.L.
164
DRAFT OF ADDRESS BY MR. JOSEPH C. GREW BEFORE THE CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AT CHICAGO, ON NOVEMBER 14, 1942165-185
OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION
WASHINGTON
October 31, 1942
MEMORANDUM FOR MR. JOSEPH C. GREW
    The attached "Draft of Address by Mr. Joseph C. Grew Before the Academy of Political Science at the Hotel Astor, New York, on November 10, 1942", is the work of Mr. Bradford Smith. Mr. Smith is, as you will recall, the successful novelist whose To The Mountain was so well received both in Japan and in the West.
...
P. M. A. L.
186
DRAFT OF ADDRESS BY MR. JOSEPH C. GREW BEFORE THE ACADEMY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AT THE HOTEL ASTOR, NEW YORK, ON NOVEMBER 10, 1942187-204
by Tatsuo Arthur Miyakawa
OPIB-OB-OWI
Aoki, Kazuo
b. 1889
Aoki was the Minister of State and is now head of the Ministry of Greater East Asia established to direct the administration of Japan's conquest in Asia and the Netherlands East Indies. ...
...
Yokohama
This city is the chief export and import terminus for Japan. ...

[NOTE: a glossary of personal and gegraphical names]
205-209
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

...
Dear Dr. Linebarger:
    Here is the first, and longish, speech. Harriet Crawley and I are going to finish up some work that has been waiting on our desks, but if you believe you want us to do the two short speeches, we will get them out in a day or two. Let us know.
Adrienne Koch
210
December 8 -- Chicago
    There are many things which I would like to talk over with you today on the occasion of our first year of war with Japan and the Axis powers. ...
211-227
(#1 -- News in Japan)
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
228-234
PMAL copy
Doller, Dec. 1
(#1 -- News in Japan)
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
235-241
(#2 -- Youth in Japan)
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
242-248
by Bradford Smith
revised by Delic Kohn
For DENVER ON NOV. 21, '42

MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
249-258
(#3 -- The Japanese Constitution)
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
259-264
(#4 -- Post-War Japan)
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
265-270
    I think the American people ought to be made to realize that Japan was preparing for this war while actually in the midst of another; ... 271
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO BE MADE BY MR. GREW
UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES IN SAN FRANCISCO
ON NOVEMBER 26, 1942
272-277
by Bradford Smith
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO BE MADE BY MR. GREW UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES IN MINNEAPOLIS ON NOVEMBER 16, 1942
278-286
by Bradford Smith
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO BE MADE BY MR. GREW UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES IN OMAHA ON NOVEMBER 19, 1942
287-294
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS TO BE MADE BY MR. GREW UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES IN TULSA ON DECEMBER 3, 1942295-302
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
WASHINGTON
November 5, 1942
Dear Dr. Linebarger:
    I have received your letter of November 4 enclosing the three draft government-auspices speeches as well as the recordings of my United China Relief speech in Carnegie Hall for which I heartily thank you. ...
Joseph C. Grew
...
303
November 11, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    At Miss Arnold's suggestion, I am sending you both the original and the carbon of the last two government-auspices speeches. These are for Portland and St. Louis.
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger, 2nd.Lt.AMS
...
304
(#8-- American and Japanese War Production)

    Here, on the West Coast, you have long been aware of the nearness of our trans-Pacific neighbors, ...
305-309
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS AT TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD, CONNETICUT
ON DECEMBER 20, 1942
310-323
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF ADDRESS AT TRINITY COLLEGE,
HARTFORD, CONNETICUT ON DECEMBER 20, 1942
324-344
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF AN ADDRESS DESIGNED TO EMBODY THE BASIC POINTS OF
MR. GREW'S MESSAGE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
345-353
SUGGESTED DRAFT OF AN ADDRESS DESIGNED TO EMBODY THE BASIC POINTS OF
MR. GREW'S MESSAGE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
353a-353i
THE REJECTION OF THE NEW ORDER BY EAST ASIA354
c/o HENRY L. CORBETT
CORBETT BUILDING
PORTLAND, MAINE

NEWS: AMBASSADOR NOMURA ADOPTED YOUR THESIS NOT UNDERESTIMATING ...
PAUL LINEBARGER OWI
355
November 20, 1942.
Lieutenant Linebarger:
    The November 14 speech before the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations was not under government auspices, but the same speech was used in Des Moines on November 16 at the public audience there which was under government auspices and was broadcast. ...
Nelson Newton,
Secretary to Mr. Grew
356
DRAFT OF ADDRESS SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR USE AT ST. LOUIS ON DECEMBER 5

Note: This draft is a popularization and revision, made by Mrs. Kuhn, of the address delivered on November 10 at the Academy of Political Science in New York.
[NOTE: title page only, without text]
357
December 9, 1942.
MEMORANDUM FOR MR. JOSEPH C. GREW:
Subject: Editor for next book.
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger,
2nd Lieut., A.U.S.
...
358
Miss Marian Arnold
Secretary to Mr. Joseph C. Grew
The Department of State
Washington, D.C.

Dear Miss Arnold,

    I return herewith the ms. of the address made by Mr. Moffat. Some of this material fitted into Mr. Grew's Chicago address, ...
359
Oct. 1
TO: MR. CURRIE
From: Paul Linebarger
    1. What propaganda line is recommended for Mr. Willkie's visit to Chungking?
...
    4. Are there any other propaganda suggestions, particularly concerning Southeast Asia?
359a
MEMORIAL DAY ADDRESS
by the Ambassador
American Embassy,
Tokyo, Japan,
May 31, 1942.
360-365
THE REJECTION OF THE NEW ORDER BY EAST ASIA365a
October 10, 1942
SOME KEY PROPAGANDA THEMES SUGGESTED FOR ADDRESSES BY MR. GREW
366-367
October 10, 1942
TYPES OF PROPAGANDA AUDIENCES REACHED BY ADDRESSES OF MR. GREW
368
November 3, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    With this note, I shall leave at your home three draft government-auspices speeches, together with the recordings of your United China Relief speech. ...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
2nd Lieut., AUS

P.S. These drafts are the work of Mr. Bradford Smith, who consulted with Mr. Bishop, Mr. Kerr and myself.
369
Mr. Grew's itinerary.
370
ASIATIC STUDIES IN AMERICAN EDUCATION
371
... 11/20/42 ...
HONORABLE JOSEPH C. GREW
CARE CALEB P. GATES JR
UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, COLORADO
NOTE FOR BACKGROUND SUN YATSEN IN DENVER 1911 HEARD HE WAS DESIGNATED CHINESE REPUBLICS PRESIDENT AND 1942 CHINA POSTAGE STAMP COMMEMORATED THIS EVENT.
...
    SINCERELY
PAUL LINEBARGER OWI
372
SUGGESTED TOPICS FOR THE EIGHT "GOVERNMENT AUSPICES SPEECHES" OF MR. GREW373
September 26, 1942
MEMORANDUM FOR COLONEL SOLBERT
    Subject: Interview and Arrangements with Mr. Grew
...
Paul Linebarger
374
HARVARD MEN IN THE WAR375-376

[no leaf numbered "377" exists]
3. Our common personal freedoms threatened.
...
9. The promise of a new Japanese people.
378
October 2, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    The suggested draft of your address in Toronto on October 8 is herewith submitted. ...
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
...
379-380
    BY MR. JOSEPH C. GREW
DRAFT OF ADDRESS/BEFORE THE CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AT CHICAGO, ON NOVEMBER 14, 1942
381-387
October 26, 1942
Dear Mr. Grew,
    The message for the Cuvier Press Club in Cincinnati is enclosed. ...
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
...
388
    On this front, the Japanese have been negligent. ... 389-390
ENTRENCHMENT
    I wish that I might tell you the pleasure and renewed faith in our democratic ideals ...
391-398
(#4--Post-War Japan)
Portland, Oregon
November 24, 1942
MATERIAL SUGGESTED TO MR. GREW FOR A BRIEF "ON THE RECORD" SPEECH
TO BE MADE UNDER GOVERNMENT AUSPICES
399-404
Novemer 10, 1942
The Honorable Joseph C. Grew
...
    Here are four of the eight "government auspices" drafts for your speeches. ...
...
November 16 Minneapolis
November 19 Omaha
November 21 Denver
November 26 San Francisco
...
Paul M.A. Linebarger
2nd Lieut., AUS
405
PMAL copy
    What is more, it is one of the most heartening events for those who love freedom and today are battling to preserve it. ...
406-408
BOOKS AND THINGS By LEWIS GANNETT
New York herald tribune, Monday, December 7, 1942
[newspaper clipping]
409
HEDDA HOPPER
So Grew the story!
Wasington post, Saturday, December 5, 1943
[newspaper clipping]
410
From the Inner Sanctum of Simon and Schuster
Preview
of
REPORT FROM TOKYO
By Ambassador Joseph C. Grew
Publication Date: December 7, 1942 ...
411-412
Report from Tokyo : a message to the American people / by Joseph C. Grew, United States Ambasador to Japan, 1932 to 1941. -- [Washington, D.C.] : Book Section, Office of War Information, [1942]. -- 22 p. ; 27 cm. -- (Book digest ; No. 7)
[bound at end]


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