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Document Details


Title: Nicholas G. Thacher
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Foreign Service Officer, 1947-73; third secretary American Embassy, Karachi, Pakistan, 1947-49; vice consul American consulate general Calcutta, India, 1950-51, consul, 1952; Indian affairs officer, Department of State, Washington, 1953-54, officer charge Afghanistan-Pakistan affairs, 1954-56; 1st secretary American embassy, Baghdad, Iraq, 1956-58; assigned National War College, 1958-59; deputy director, Office Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State, 1955-62; Consular of embassy American embassy, Jidda, Saudi Arabia, 1962-65; Minister, counselor American embassy, Tehran, 1965-70; Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1970-73, retired 1973.
Extent: 81 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/thachern.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thatcher, Nicholas G., 1915-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 20-Aug-1915
Speaker place of birth: Kansas City, MO; Missouri; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Diplomat; Foreign Service officer; Government official
Age at speaking: 77
Document location: Independence, MO
Document date: 28-May-1992
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: OHI0032348-35465