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Document Details


Title: Paul R. Porter
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Chairman, Shipbuilding Stabilization Committee, War Production Board, Washington, 1941-45; Deputy and later Chief, Mission for Economic Affairs, American Embassy, London, 1945-47; Chief, U.S. delegate to the Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland, 1947-49; Chief, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece, 1949-50; Assistant Administrator, ECA, 1950-51; and Deputy U.S. Special Representative in Europe, Mutual Security Program, Paris, France, 1952-53.
Extent: 77 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/porterpr.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Porter, Paul R.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Chairman; Government executive; Government official
Document location: Reston, VA
Document date: 30-Nov-1971
Interviewer: McKinzie, Richard D.; 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: OHI0032263-35412