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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John S. D. Eisenhower
RLIN number: NXCP90-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Father's decision-making process; relationships with, performances of Bedell Smith, George Catlett Marshall, John Foster Dulles, Arthur Radford, Matthew Ridgway, Omar Bradley, Charlie Wilson, John O'Daniel, Al Gruenther, Allen Dulles; Eisenhower's problems with appointments; views on nuclear weaponry; Potsdam Conference, 1945; tactical problems with Dien Bien Phu; formation of South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO); U2 incident.
Extent: Transcript: 45 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission during lifetime required from Brig. Gen. John S.D. Eisenhower, P.O. Box 278, Kimberton, PA 19442. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Eisenhower, John S.D., 1922-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Army officer; Author
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: Dawson, Francis N.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; North America; Nuclear weapons; Oral history; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Eisenhower, John S.D., 1922-; Retired military personnel--United States; Southeast Asia Treaty Organization; United States--Officials and employees--Appointments, qualifications, tenure, etc; United States--President (1953-1961: Eisenhower)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021154-16593