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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Douglas MacArthur II
RLIN number: NXCP90-A6
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Iranian-American Relations Project
Description: Decision to join the Foreign Service; Ambassador to France during German occupation, 1940-1942; State Department counselor, 1953-1957; impressions of Iran during early 1950s; Ambassador to Japan: United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security; Ambassador to Iran, 1969; impressions of the Shah of Iran; political stance of educated youth in Iran; problems leading to downfall of Shah's regime; sale of arms to Iran; the Shah's foreign policy in the Middle East; politics involving the sale of oil.
Extent: Transcript: 64 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact the Foundation for Iranian Studies for Information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: MacArthur, Douglas, 1909-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker occupation: Diplomat
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Burr, William
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Locations discussed: Asia; Iran; Japan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors--United States; Asia; Diplomacy; Diplomats--United States; Iran; Iran--Foreign relations--United States; Iran--History--1945-; Japan; Japan--Foreign relations--United States; North America; Oral history; Petroleum industry and trade; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; United States--Foreign relations--Iran; United States--Foreign relations--Japan
Topics discussed - Other terms: MacArthur, Douglas 1909-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021191-16630