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Document Details


Title: H. Freeman Matthews
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Career in the U.S. Dept. of State, 1923-62. Director, Office of European Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State, 1944-47; accompanied President Roosevelt to the Yalta Conference, 1945; served as a political adviser at the Potsdam Conference, 1945, meeting of Foreign Ministers in Moscow (1945), Paris (1946), New York (1946), Moscow (1947), and at the Paris Peace Conference (1946); Ambassador to Sweden, 1947-50, Dep. Under Sec. of State, 1950-53; and later ambassadorial posts.
Extent: 35 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/matthewh.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Matthews, H. Freeman
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Government official
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 07-Jun-1973
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: OHI0032175-35381