Read More About It: Daniel P. Moynihan Resources
Authored by Daniel P. Moynihan:
Came the Revolution: Argument in the Reagan Era. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.
Coping: Essays on the Practice of Government. New York: Random House, 1973.
Counting Our Blessings: Reflections on the Future of America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.
Family and Nation. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.
Loyalties. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.
Maximum Feasible Misunderstanding: Community Action in the War on Poverty. New York: Free Press, 1969.
Miles to Go: A Personal History of Social Policy. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996.
On the Law of Nations. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990.
Pandaemonium: Ethnicity in International Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
The Politics of a Guaranteed Income: The Nixon Administration and the Family Assistance Plan. New York: Random House, 1973.
Secrecy: The American Experience. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1998.
Toward a National Urban Policy. Edited by Daniel P. Moynihan. New York: Basic Books, 1970.
Co-authored by Daniel P. Moynihan:
Glazer, Nathan, and Daniel P. Moynihan. Beyond the Melting Pot: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1963.
Mosteller, Frederick, and Daniel P. Moynihan. On Equality of Educational Opportunity. Edited by Frederick Mosteller. New York: Random House, 1972.
Moynihan, Daniel P., and Suzanne Weaver. A Dangerous Place. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978.
Moynihan, Daniel P., Timothy M. Smeeding, and Lee. Rainwater. The Future of the Family. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2004.
Previews of some of these titles are available at Google Books.
Studies of Moynihan:
Hodgson, Godfrey. The Gentleman from New York: Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Katzmann, Robert A., ed. Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life. Washington, D.C.: The Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1998.
Schoen, Douglas E. Pat: A Biography of Daniel P. Moynihan. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.
Moynihan materials in other collections in the Manuscript Division:
You can find Moynihan correspondence or materials about Moynihan as a subject in a myriad of other manuscript collections at the Library of Congress, in addition to Moynihan’s own collection. In using the Manuscript Reading Room see, for example:
Audio resources on Moynihan at the Library of Congress:
The following are among the Daniel P. Moynihan audio resources available through the Recorded Sound Resource Center
Opening ceremonies of the Hirshorn Museum [sound recording] : [Oct. 1, 1974]. 2 sound files with multiple speakers (45 min., 5 sec.). Includes 14:45 minute talk by Moynihan as chair of the Board of Trustees.
The U.N. and the Third World [sound recording]. (New York: Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library, 1975). Side A of 1 sound cassette (9 min., 15 sec.)
The U.N. in Crisis : Angola and the Mideast [sound recording]. (New York: Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library; New York : Grolier Educational Corp., 1975). 1 sound cassette (7 min.)
A conversation with Daniel Patrick Moynihan [sound recording]. (Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library; New York : Grolier Educational Corp., 1976). 1 sound cassette (49 min.)
An insider’s view of India [sound recording], recorded July 30, 1982, Washington, D.C. Part of View from the subcontinent [sound recording] / Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (New York : Encyclopedia Americana/CBS News Audio Resource Library, 1982). Side B of 1 sound cassette (5 min., 14 sec.)
At other repositories:
National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, D.C., and College Park, MD
Records: The official records of the various U.S. Senate committees on which Moynihan served during his career in Congress are held by the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.