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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Bertram Oakes
RLIN number: NXCP88-A78
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Journalistic experiences at school and Princeton; Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University; British press; Russia, 1936; Trenton-Times papers; Washington POST, 1937-41; United States Army, 1941; officers training; intelligence work; NEW YORK TIMES: 1946, "Review of the Week," 1949, to editorial staff, 1961, editor of editorial page.
Extent: Transcript: 64 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Closed during lifetime. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Oakes, John Bertram, 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker occupation: Newspaper editor
Age at speaking: 48
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Leish, Kenneth W.
Organizations discussed: New York Times, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Editors; Journalism; Journalists; New York; New York Times, New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Oakes, John Bertram, 1913-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020358-15800