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Document Details


Title: John Wesley Jones
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Assigned State Department 1941 - 45, assistant chief, South European Affairs, 1944 - 45; first secretary embassy, Rome, 1945 - 48; counselor embassy, Nanking, China, 1948 - 49, Madrid, Spain, 1949 - 53; director Office Western European Affairs, State Department, 1953 - 57; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, 1957 - 58; U.S. Ambassador to Libya, 1958 - 62, to Peru, 1963 - 69; deputy commandant National War College, Washington, 1969 - 71.
Extent: 102 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/jonesjw.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jones, John Wesley
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Sioux City, IA; Iowa; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Diplomat; Government official
Document location: Flat Rock, NC
Document date: 08-Jun-1974
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: OHI0032086-35320