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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elizabeth Wickenden
RLIN number: NXCP87-A190
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Social Security Project
Description: Education, Vassar; Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933; medical programs; representative for American Public Welfare Association; public welfare philosophy; social insurance legislation; interaction with politicians; consultant on health insurance to Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and others; Medicare and American Medical Association; insurance companies; senior citizens in politics, 1950s and 1960s. Impressions of Wilbur Cohen, Nelson Cruikshank, Francis Townsend, James O'Brien, Charles Odell, Zalman Lichtenstein, Marjorie Shearon, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 211 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wickenden, Elizabeth
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Consultant; Lobbyist
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Corning, Peter A., 1935-
Organizations discussed: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL; Insurance, Health; Lobbyists; Medicare; North America; United States; United States--Politics and government--1945-; Women in public life
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Public Welfare Association; Government consultants--United States; Insurance, Social; Social security--Law and legislation; Wickenden, Elizabeth
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017823-13266