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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell
RLIN number: NXCP86-A44
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: 1952 pre-convention and election campaigns; Republican Party; selection of the Cabinet; other appointments; Justice Department and Attorney General's Office; immigration; integration; Emmett Till case; Brown case; Tidelands case; Bricker amendment; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Joseph R. McCarthy; Adam Clayton Powell; Civil Rights Act of 1957; Little Rock crisis; presidential incapacity legislation; national security; labor racketeering prosecution; anti-trust law enforcement; impressions of Dwight Eisenhower.
Extent: Transcript: 347 leaves, Tape: 5 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brownell, Herbert, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Politician
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Organizations discussed: Republican Party, US
Historical events discussed: Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965
Locations discussed: Arkansas; Little Rock, AR; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; Arkansas; Civil rights--United States; Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Law--United States; Lawyers; Little Rock, AR; National security--United States; North America; Oral history; Politicians; Presidents--United States--Election--1952; Race relations--United States; Republican Party, US; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; United States; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brownell, Herbert, 1904-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016746-12189