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Document Details


Title: Oscar R. Ewing
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 4 of Series Oscar R. Ewing
Description: Attorney, Hughes, Hubbard & Ewing, New York, New York, and predecessor firms, 1919-1947; Assistant Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, 1940-42; Vice Chairman, 1942-47; Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney General, 1942 and again in 1947; Acting Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, 1946; Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, 1947-53; and organizer and member of an unofficial political policy group during the Truman administration, 1947-52.
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/ewing4.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ewing, Oscar Ross, 1889-1980
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 8-Mar-1889
Speaker place of birth: Greensburg, IN; Indiana; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government official; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 80
Document location: Chapel Hill, NC
Document date: 02-May-1969
Interviewer: Fuchs, J. R.
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: OHI0032002-13617