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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Taylor
RLIN number: NXCP90-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Allard K. Lowenstein Project
Description: Law school with Lowenstein at Yale; Adlai Stevenson presidential campaign; contacts with Americans for Democratic Action; work with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund; recollections of 1960 presidential race; Freedom Summer in Mississippi; Civil Rights Commission during Kennedy administration; suspicion of Lowenstein by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee as representative of "establishment;" anti-communism and Lowenstein; Dump Johnson movement and 1968 presidential campaign; Lowenstein's congressional campaign; Lowenstein's congressional tenure; personal relationship with Lowenstein.
Extent: Transcript: 40 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Closed until completion of book.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Taylor, William
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Attorney
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Chafe, William
People discussed: Allard K. Lowenstein; Allard Kenneth Lowenstein; Lowenstein, Allard K., 1929-1980
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; Allard K. Lowenstein; Allard Kenneth Lowenstein; Democratic Party, US; Lawyers; Lowenstein, Allard K., 1929-1980; North America; Oral history; Political participation; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; United States; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Americans for Democratic Action; Anti-communist movements; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Taylor, William
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021156-16595