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Document Details


Title: Arthur N. Young
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: An economist and financial expert, beginning in 1912, principally as an adviser to the U.S. Government and to the governments of various other countries, including service as an economic adviser in the U.S. Dept. of State, 1922-28; financial adviser to the Chinese Government and to the Central Bank of China, 1929-46; a member of the Chinese delegation to Bretton Woods financial conference, 1944; director of Point IV program in Saudi Arabia, 1951-52; and financial adviser and chief of financial mission to Saudi Arabia, 1951-52.
Extent: 163 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/young.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Young, Arthur N., 1890-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker place of birth: Los Angeles, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Advisor; Economist
Age at speaking: 84
Document location: Pasadena, CA
Document date: 21-Feb-1974
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: OHI0032386-35505