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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James William Barco
RLIN number: NXCP86-A22
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Family background, education in Michigan; Harvard Law School; Home Owners Loan Corporation, 1941-42; United States Navy, World War II; wartime London, preparations for D-Day; United States State Dept. posts, from 1946; United Nations Good Offices, Commission for Indonesia, 1948; United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine, 1948-49; United States mission to United Nations, 1949-61; various international problems and crises; Indonesian question, 1947-51; Middle East, Arab nationalism; Suez and Hungary, 1956; India; Congo; Cuba; United States foreign relations; United Nations diplomacy; United Nation policies. Impressions of many international figures, including John Foster Dulles, Warren Austin, Philip Jessup, Jawaharlal Nehru, Achmed Sukarno, Nikita Khruschev, Patrice Lumumba, Fidel Castro, Dag Hammarskjold.
Extent: Transcript: 1,061 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Barco, James William, 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 47
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Gold, Neil; Greenberg, Paul
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State; United Nations
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Indonesia; Israel-Palestine; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arab countries; Asia; Diplomacy; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Indonesia; Israel-Palestine; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; U.S. Department of State; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-1953; United States--Foreign relations--1953-1961; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Barco, James William, 1916-; Home Owners' Loan Corporation; Indonesia--Politics and government--1942-1949; Palestine--International status; Panarabism; United Nations--Commissions; United Nations--Palestine
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016523-11966