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Document Details


Title: Sir Roger Makins, Lord Sherfield
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 2 of Series Sir Roger Makins
Description: British diplomatist, public servant, and business executive. Minister at British Embassy, Washington, 1945-47; United Kingdom representative on United Nations Interim Commission for Food and Agriculture, 1945; Alternate Delegate to Fifth Session of U.N.R.R.A. Council, Atlantic City, 1946; Assistant Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1947-48, Deputy Under Secretary, 1948-52; Ambassador to the United States, 1952-56 .
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/makinsr2.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Markins, Sir Roger, Lord Sherfield
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Diplomat; Government official
Document location: London, England
Document date: 10-Aug-1970
Interviewer: Wilson, Theodore A.
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: OHI0032156-35367