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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Averell Harriman
RLIN number: NXCP88-A156
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Campaign for governor of New York, 1954; Governor, New York, 1955-1958: appointments, policies, programs, and problems; candidate for Democratic presidential nomination, 1952, 1956; Democratic politics, 1950s, national convention, 1956; negotiations with Soviet Union, 1974-79; special representative for various Democratic administrations; Democratic national politics, 1960-79; impressions of Leonid Brezhnev, Tito.
Extent: Transcript: 205 leaves, Tape: 4 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 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Harriman, W. Averell, 1891-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1891
Speaker occupation: Government official
Age at speaking: 88
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US
Locations discussed: New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Democratic Party, US; Government executives--United States; Governors--New York; Governors--United States; New York; North America; Presidents--United States--Election--1952; Presidents--United States--Election--1956; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Harriman, W. Averell, 1891-1986; New York (State)--Politics and government--1951-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019415-14858