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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Blue Carstenson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A41
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Social Security Project
Description: Technical director for education for aging at Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1959; chairman of the technical directors for the White House Conference on Aging; staff member of the Democratic National Committee: Executive Director, National Council of Senior Citizens, 1961-65; legislative representative, National Farmers Union, 1965-72; organizing senior citizens; efforts toward medical legislation; impressions of Ivan Nestingen, Abraham Ribicoff.
Extent: Transcript: 227 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: Carstenson, Blue
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Corning, Peter A., 1935-
Organizations discussed: National Farmers Union, US; U.S. Congress
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture--United States; Executives; Government executives--United States; Medicare; Medicine; National Farmers Union, US; North America; Oral history; Social security--United States; U.S. Congress; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Carstenson, Blue; Democratic National Committee (US); National Council of Senior Citizens; United States--Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018171-13614