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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edward N. Costikyan
RLIN number: NXCP87-A64
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, N.Y.: Horace Mann, Columbia, 1949; Army Infantry: Okinawa and Korea, 1943-45; New York, N.Y. politics: New Democratic Club, 1951-66; New York County Democratic leader, 1964; Robert Wagner as Mayor; Wagner-Carmine De Sapio feud; relationships with Reform leaders and other political figures, including anecdotes of Adlai Stevenson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Herbert Lehman, James Farley, Averell Harriman, Robert F. Kennedy. Detailed analysis and description of New York City mayoralty campaign and election, 1965.
Extent: Transcript: 677 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: PR Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Costikyan, Edward N., 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1924
Speaker occupation: Politician
Age at speaking: 42
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Blank, Jonathan
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Democratic Party, US; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Politicians; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Costikyan, Edward N., 1924-; De Sapio, Carmine, 1909-; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1951-; Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018425-13868