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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sir Alan Stewart Watt
RLIN number: NXCP88-A130
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: International Negotiations Project
Description: Negotiator for Australian delegation to United Nations Charter conference in San Francisco, 1945; delegate to United Nations General Assembly; Australian delegation member to 1948 conference on freedom of information and the press; international treaties negotiations, 1951 and 1954; background and skills important to negotiation; strategies; formal vs informal contacts; importance of press and public relations.
Extent: Transcript: 67 leaves
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: Watt, Sir Alan Stewart, 1901-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Diplomat
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Johnson, Joseph E.; Wall, Marc
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Locations discussed: Asia; Australia; Oceania; Southeast Asia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arbitration, International; Asia; Australia; Australia--Foreign relations--1945-; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Diplomats--Australia; Negotiation; Oceania; Oral history; Southeast Asia; United Nations
Topics discussed - Other terms: South East Asia Treaty Organization; Watt, Alan Stewart, Sir, 1901-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019134-14577