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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Victor Rabinowitz
RLIN number: NXCP87-A105
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, education; early legal work for trade unions, New York, N.Y.; American Labor Party, 1936; Boudin, Cohn and Glickstein, 1938-42; association with Communist-influenced unions, national and state labor boards; foundation of own firm, 1942; effects of Taft-Hartley Act, internal security investigations, American Communications Association vs Douds, Steve Nelson case; discussion of Judith Coplon and Rosenberg cases; Teachers Union, New York, N.Y., and Board of Education; Jimmy Hoffa; representing Castro government from 1960.
Extent: Transcript: 434 leaves, Tape: 13 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rabinowitz, Victor
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Hogan, Lenore B.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights--United States; International law; Labor laws and legislation; Labor unions and communism; Lawyers; National security--United States; North America; Oral history; Practice of law; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Constitutional law; Rabinowitz, Victor
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016892-12335