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Document Details


Title: John P. Cosgrove
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Journalist; speechwriter for the National Republican Congressional Committee, 1940; assistant in the office of Senator Hiram Johnson, 1940-41; service in the US Navy, 1941-46; speechwriter in the Speakers Library, 1946-48; Director of Publications, Broadcasting Publications, Inc., 1948-68; member and sometime officer in the National Press Club since 1946.
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/cosgrove.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cosgrove, John P., 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 25-Sep-1918
Speaker place of birth: Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Reporter; Writer
Age at speaking: 69
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 09-Jun-1987
Interviewer: Johnson, Niel M.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0031951-35209