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Document Details


Title: Willard L. Thorp
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, 1945-46, and Asst. Secretary, 1946-52. Member of U.S. delegation serving as special adviser on economic matters, Paris Peace Conference, 1946; special adviser on economic matters, New York meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1946; American representative to the United Nations General Assembly, 1947-48; and chairman, U.S. delegation to the Ruhr Coal Production Talks, Washington, D.C., 1947.
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/thorpw.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thorp, Willard L.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government executive; Military personnel; Professor
Document location: Amherst, MA
Document date: 10-Jul-1971
Interviewer: Wilson, Theodore A.
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: OHI0032349-35466