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Document Details


Title: Eldridge Durbrow
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: United States Foreign Service officer, 1930-68, including service as liaison secretary at the U.N. Monetary and Financial Conference, Bretton Woods, N.H., 1944; chief, Eastern European Division, State Department, 1944-46; counselor of embassy, Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1946-48; deputy for Foreign Affairs, National War College, 1948-50; chief, Division of Foreign Service Personnel, State Department, 1950; and minister counselor, American Embassy, Rome, Italy, 1952-54.
Extent: 99 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/durbrow.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Durbrow, Elbridge
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Diplomat; Government official
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 31-May-1973
Interviewer: McKinzie, Richard D.
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: OHI0031970-35223