Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Walker Bolling
RLIN number: NXCP86-A30
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Background and early education; Army duty in Pacific, 1941-1946, on General MacArthur's staff; vice chairman of American Veterans Committee, 1946-1947; election to United States House of Representatives, 1948; political problems of first term; functioning of the House of Representatives, 1948-1982: committee work on Banking, Joint Economic and Rules committees, civil rights; legislative strategy of Kennedy administration; impressions of Presidents Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, and John F. Kennedy; Sam Rayburn and other political leaders.
Extent: Transcript: 631 leaves, Tape: 11 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1989. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1983 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bolling, Richard Walker, 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Congressman
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1983
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US; U.S. Congress; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights--United States; Democratic Party, US; Legislators--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. Congress; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; United States; United States. Congress--Committees; United States--Politics and government--1945-; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bolling, Richard Walker, 1916-; United States--Congress--Powers and duties
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016609-12052