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Document Details


Title: J. Graham Parsons
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: United States Foreign Service officer, 1936-72, with service during the Truman Administration as assistant chief, Division of British Commonwealth Affairs and Department member of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, U.S. and Canada, Department of State, 1945-47; assistant to the personal representative of the President of the United States to the Pope, the Vatican, 1947-48; 1st secretary, consul, New Delhi, India and Kathmandu, Nepal, 1948-50; assigned to the National War College, 1950-51; and deputy director, Office of European Regional Affairs, State Department, 1951-53. Later served as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Laos, 1956-58, and to Sweden, 1961-67.
Extent: 105 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/parsonsj.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Parsons, J. Graham
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Foreign Service officer; Government official
Document location: Stockbridge, MA
Document date: 01-Jul-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: OHI0032257-35406