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Document Details


Title: William P. N. Edwards
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: During World War II and during the years of the Truman Administration, was Assistant to Chairman of British Supply Council, Ministry of Supply, 1941-45; head of Industrial Information Division, Ministry of Production; alternate Director of Information, British Supply Council, Washington, DC 1943-45; Director, Overseas Information Division, Board of Trade, London 1945-46; Counsellor, British Embassy, Washington, DC in charge of British Information Services, 1946-49; Deputy Overseas Director, Federation of British Industries, 1949-51, and Director, Promotion and Information, 1951-65.
Extent: 51 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/edwardwn.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Edwards, William P. N.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government official
Document location: London, England
Document date: 12-Aug-1970
Interviewer: Wilson, Theodore A.
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: OHI0031977-35231