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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Corliss Lamont
RLIN number: NXCP89-A28
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Criticism of President Reagan's domestic policies; awakened interest in public issues while a student at Howard; past civil liberties law suits; the House Unamerican Activities Committee; impressions of the international peace situation and the nuclear arms race; belief in humanist philosophy and socialism; recent health trouble and its effect upon his lifestyle; giving money to various institutions and charities, concentration on civil liberties and environmental causes and humanist organizations; various awards received; impressions of Norman Thomas, Roger Baldwin and Fred Field.
Extent: Transcript: 57 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lamont, Corliss, 1902-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Speaker occupation: Author; Teacher
Age at speaking: 82
Document date: 1984
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; U.S. Congress. House. Un-American Activities Committee
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Civil rights; North America; Oral history; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; U.S. Congress. House. Un-American Activities Committee; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: Humanism; Lamont, Corliss, 1902-; Peaceful change (International relations)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020788-16229