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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: Relationship of editor to publisher; editorializing in news stories; pressures from special interest groups; fair trial vs. free press; BEHIND THE FRONT PAGE; development of special features; introduction of Op Ed page, 1971; retirement as editorial page editor, 1976. Impressions of Arthur O. Sulzberger, A.H. Raskin, Fred Hechinger.
Extent: Transcript: 172 leaves, Tape: 4 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Closed during lifetime. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Oakes, John Bertram, 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker occupation: Newspaper editor
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980
Organizations discussed: New York Times, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Journalistic ethics; Journalists; New York; New York Times, New York, NY; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Editors (Journalism); Newspaper publishing; Newspapers--Editorials; Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc; Oakes, John Bertram, 1913-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020359-15801