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Document Details


Title: Joseph C. Satterthwaite
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: 1st secretary of legation and consul, Damascus, 1944-45; asst. chief, Division of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State, 1945-46; special asst. to the director, Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs, and acting chief, Division of Research for Near East and Africa, 1946-47, deputy director, 1947-48, director, 1948-49; and Ambassador to Ceylon, 1949-53.
Extent: 46 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/satterwt.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Satterthwaite, Joseph C.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Diplomat; Government official
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 13-Nov-1972
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: OHI0032302-35440