Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


KUCINICH, Dennis, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1946; graduated from St. John Cantius, Cleveland, Ohio, 1964; B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; M.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; member, Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1969-1973, 1983; clerk of courts, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975; mayor, Cleveland, Ohio, 1977-1979; member, Ohio state senate, 1995-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2013); unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2004 and in 2008; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as Governor of Ohio in 2018.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Bowling Green State University
Center for Archival Collections

Bowling Green, OH
Oral History: 1989, 1 folder. An oral history interview with Dennis Kucinich conducted by R. Gary Hasek on November 12, 1989.

New York University
New York University Libraries

New York, NY
Oral History: In the Oral History of the American Left, 1976-1981, 259 interviews. Persons represented include Dennis Kucinich.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Boston, MA
Papers: In the personal papers of Kay Halle, 1895-1989, ca. 19,000 items (79 cubic feet). Subjects include Dennis Kucinich.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassette: 13 commercials on 4 videoreels and 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Dennis Kucinich's 1979 campaign for Mayor of Cleveland and his 1994 campaign for State Senate in Ohio, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Kucinich, Dennis J. The Courage to Survive. Phoenix Books, 2007.

___. A Prayer for America. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books; Distributed by Publisher's Group West, 2003.

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