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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elwood Richard Quesada
RLIN number: NXCP87-A150
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Special assistant to President Eisenhower to implement Curtis Report, 1957; administrator of Federal Aviation Agency, 1958-1960: problems enforcing safety rules, air collisions; conflicts with Airline Pilots Association; Electra aircraft; Federal Aid to Airports Act.
Extent: Transcript: 88 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part III, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Quesada, Elwood Richard, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Air Force officer; Government executive
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Luter, John
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Commercial; Air pilots; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Government executives--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aeronautics--Laws and regulations; Aeronautics--Safety measures; Quesada, Elwood R. (Elwood Richard), 1904-; United States--Federal Aviation Agency; United States--President (1953-1961 : Eisenhower)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017385-12828