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Document Details


Title: William M. Rountree
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Staff Officer on the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine, 1945-46;special assistant to the director, Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs, Department of State, 1946-48; member of the American Economic Mission to Greece, 1947; diplomatic service in Greece, 1948-49, Turkey, 1952-53, and Iran, 1953-55; Deputy Director, 1949-50, and Director, 1952, Office of Greek, Turkish and Iranian Affairs, Department of State.
Extent: 73 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/rountree.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rountree, William M.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Swainsboro, GA; Georgia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Diplomat; Government official
Document date: 20-Sep-1989
Interviewer: Johnson, Niel M.
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: OHI0032290-35431