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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roger M. Blough
RLIN number: NXCP87-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and education; Yale Law School; corporate and labor cases, White & Case, 1931-41; Depression, New Deal legislation; United States Steel, 1942-1969: wartime production, steel prices and wages, War Labor Board; subsidiaries, raw materials procurement, Korean War, seizure of steel industry, 1952; military vs. civilian production needs; 1962 confrontation of President Kennedy and steel industry; worker safety and environmental protection measures; business liaisons with government.
Extent: Transcript: 316 leaves, Tape: 5 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Blough, Roger M., 1904-1985
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Corporation executive
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Gibson, Mary Bass
People discussed: JFK; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Executives; Great Depression, 1929-1941; JFK; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; Steel industry and trade; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Blough, Roger M., 1904-1985; United States National War Labor Board (1942-1945); United States Steel Corporation; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; White & Case
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018331-13774