Oral history interview with Herman Somers [electronic resource], 1968
|Creator: ||Somers, Herman Miles, 1911-1991||Project: ||Social security project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 199 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Experiences in Wisconsin with unemployment insurance and public welfare; detailed discussion of Madison group and their outlook: academic involvement in public affairs, economics as an instrument for action, health, old age, and unemployment insurance; establishment of social security; Medicare debate; Task Force on Health and Social Security, 1961; White House Conference on the Aged.
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980.