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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Leo Cherne
RLIN number: NXCP87-A56
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education, New York City; New York Law School; the Depression and rise of leftist movements; Research Institute of America; figures and policies of Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration; 1960 presidential campaign; International Rescue Committee in Germany, Hungary, Vietnam; United States policy toward Vietnam; Cuba under Fidel Castro. Impressions of Senator Joseph McCarthy, President Ngo Dinh Diem, General Douglas MacArthur, Dr. Tom Dooley.
Extent: Transcript: 590 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed until death of interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cherne, Leo, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Economist; Political analyst
Age at speaking: 49
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Auerbach, Jerold S.
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Organizations discussed: International Rescue Committee, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Cuban Revolution, 1956-1959; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Cuba; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cuba; Cuba--History--Revolution, 1959; Cuban Revolution, 1956-1959; Depressions--1929--United States; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Economists; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; International Rescue Committee, New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Presidents--United States--Election--1960; Refugees; United States; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cherne, Leo, 1912-; New York Law School; Research Institute of America, Inc
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018335-13778