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Document Details


Title: Victor F. Swyden and George D. Owen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Swyden was a member (6th District) of the Kansas City Council, 1963. 83, and present at the presentation of a piano to President Truman by President Richard M. Nixon. Owen was Chief of Police of Independence, Missouri, 1967-72, and handled certain matters in connection with the security of former President Truman and was also present at presentation of White House piano to President Truman, as well as at many other Truman related functions.
Extent: 34 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/swydenvf.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Swyden, Victor F., 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker place of birth: Kansas City, MO; Missouri; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: City official
Age at speaking: 68
Document location: Kansas City, MO
Document date: 10-Apr-1984
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: OHI0032343-35462