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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edward Latimer Beach
RLIN number: NXCP86-A14
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Early Navy days; World War II submarine service; Atomic Defense Section, Naval Operations; atomic submarine development; Admiral Hyman Rickover; Peace Ship; naval aide to Generals Omar Bradley and Dwight D. Eisenhower; White House social aide; arrangement of presidential trips; ship launchings; National Security Council; the WILLIAMSBURG; Camp David; Secret Service; press conferences; Atoms for Peace; President Eisenhower at ease: family relaxation, hobbies; Eisenhower's relations with staff. Recollections of Sherman Adams, Robert Schulz, Lewis Strauss.
Extent: Transcript: 470 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee; pages 63-68 & 207 closed during lifetime of interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Beach, Edward Latimer, 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker occupation: Naval officer
Age at speaking: 49
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: U.S. National Security Council; U.S. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: North America; Nuclear submarines; Press conferences; U.S. National Security Council; U.S. Navy; United States; Veterans; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Beach, Edward Latimer, 1918-; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Navies--Officers; United States--President (1953-1961 : Eisenhower); World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016436-11879