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Document Details


Title: Peter Braestrup
Local code: 99-03
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Collection: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Oral History Collection
Description: Journalist; Time magazine 1953-1957; New York Herald-Tribune, 1957-1959; Nieman Fellow at Harvard University 1959-1960; New York Times, 1960-1968; Saigon bureau chief, Washington Post, 1968-1973; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1973-1989; founded the Wilson Quarterly, 1976; Senior Editor and Director of Communications, Library of Congress, 1989-1997.
Extent: 66 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/Braestrup/Braestrup.PDF
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Braestrup, Peter, 1929-1997
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1929
Speaker occupation: Director; Editor; Journalist
Age at speaking: 53
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 01-Mar-1982
Interviewer: Gittinger, Ted
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Government and the press; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; Journalism; Journalists; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; North America; Oral history; Press and politics--United States; United States; United States--Armed Forces; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Press coverage
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029700-32936