Reed, David (1946- )
Scope:
The David Reed Collection consists of printed material and research material.

Printed materials consist of proofs and copies of articles written by Reed for Reader’s Digest, including “The Last Days of Che Guevara” (1968), “A Nation is Dying” (1969), and “Should We Trust Yasser Arafat?” (1989).

Research materials in the collection primarily consists of transcripts of interviews conducted by Reed for his book 111 Days in Stanleyville (1965). Notable subjects include Ambassador William Attwood, Dr. Alexander Barlovatz, Rev. Charles E. Davis, General Russell Dougherty, Col. Burgess Gradwell, David Grinwis, Michael Hoyt, Col. Clayton Isaacson, Rev. Al Larson, Major Siegfried Mueller, Rev. Clifford Schaub, James E. Stauffer, and Capt. Donald Strobaugh. Also included are maps of the Congo, a 1964 journal about the staff of the American Consulate in Stanleyville, clippings about the Stanleyville Massacre, and 1964-1965 copies of the newspaper Le Martyr, all used as research for 111 Days in Stanleyville. The collection also includes research for Reed's article on Che Guevara, including an interview with Jay Mallin of Time, an article by Olivier Todd of Le Nouvel Observateur about Regis Debray, and transcripts of Reed's interviews with Yasser Arafat (1989), members of the Marine Corps on the Battle of Hue (1968), and Father Dermot Doran, a Catholic Relief Services organizer in Biafra.

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Notable Figures
1. Reed, David, 1946-
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Journalism Subject Guide
3. English literature – 20th century
4. Authors, English