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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Joel W. (Jay) Solomon
RLIN number: NXCP90-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family history; involvement of the Solomon family in the political campaigns of Senator Sasser and Jimmy Carter; Director, General Services Administration, 1977-79: first impressions, areas under its control, Deputy Director Robert T. Griffin, fraud inherent in the bureaucracy, changes in operational policies, attempts to correct fraud and waste, reinstating whistle blowers; Carter cabinet personalities, including Bert Lance, Jerry Rafshoon, and Frank Moore; reactions of Jimmy Carter and his Cabinet to fraud in the General Services Administration; return to civilian life; 1980 Presidential campaign; reactions to the Reagan Administration.
Extent: Transcript: 263 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Solomon, Joel W., 1921-1984 (2)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1921
Speaker occupation: Government executive
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; North America; Political corruption; Presidents--United States--Election--1980; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Solomon, Joel Warren, 1921-1984; United States--General Services Administration; United States--Politics and government--1977-; United States--President (1977-1981 Carter)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021170-16609