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Document Details


Title: Thomas Finletter
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series Thomas Finletter
Description: Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, 1941-44; Consultant to United States delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, May, 1945; Chairman, President's Air Policy Commission, 1947-48; Minister in charge of the Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to the United Kingdom, 1948-49; Secretary of the Air Force, 1950-53; and U.S. Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1961-65.
Extent: 84 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/finlettr.htm#oh1
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Finletter, Thomas, 1893-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 11-Nov-1893
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government official
Age at speaking: 79
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 20-Jan-1972
Interviewer: Hess, Jerry N.
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: OHI0032011-35251