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Document Details


Title: Robert L. Riggs
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Journalist with the Associated Press in Madison, Wisconsin for two years and with the Milwaukee Journal for six months. From 1929 a journalist with the Louisville Kentucky Courier-Journal serving as the chief of that newspaper's Washington, D. C. bureau from 1942 until he retired at the end of 1966.
Extent: 50 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/riggsrl.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Riggs, Robert L.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 31-Mar-1971
Interviewer: Hess, Jerry N.
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: OHI0032280-35422