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Document Details


Title: Leon H. Keyserling
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 3 of Series Leon H. Keyserling
Description: Member of legal staff, Agricultural Adjustment Admin., 1933. Secretary and legislative assistant to Sen. Robert F. Wagner (New York), 1933-37. Gen. counsel, U.S. Housing Authority, 1937-38; deputy administrator and gen. counsel, 1938-42; acting administrator, 1941-42. Acting commissioner, Federal Public Housing Authority, 1942. Gen. counsel, National Housing Agency, 1942-46. Vice chairman President's Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-50; chairman, 1950-53.
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/keyserl3.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Keyserling, Leon Hirsch, 1908-1987
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: Jan-1908
Speaker place of birth: Charleston, SC; South Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Economist; Government official; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 63
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 19-May-1971
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: OHI0032105-16349