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Document Details


Title: George C. McGhee
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Director, U.S. Commercial Co., 1946; Special Assistant to Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 1946-47; Coordinator for Aid to Greece and Turkey, 1947; Special Assistant to Under Secretary of State, 1947-49; Special Assistant to Secretary of State, March-June 1949; Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern South Asian-African Affairs, 1949-51; and U.S. Ambassador and Chief of American Mission for Aid to Turkey, 1951-53. Also served as Senior Adviser, North Atlantic Treaty Council, Ottawa, Canada, 1951.
Extent: 63 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/mcgheeg.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McGhee, George C.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Director; Government executive
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 11-Jun-1975
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: OHI0032147-35361