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Document Details


Title: James E. Ruffin
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Supporter of a "Truman for Governor" movement in 1931; former Representative to Congress from Missouri, 1933-35; and Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1935-53.
Extent: 74 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/ruffin.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ruffin, James E., 1893-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 24-Jul-1893
Speaker place of birth: Tipton County, TN; Tennessee; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government executive
Age at speaking: 73
Document location: Springfield, MO
Document date: 19-Apr-1966
Interviewer: Fuchs, J. R.
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: OHI0032295-35434