crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Reminiscences of James W. Barco [electronic resource] : oral history, 1963

Creator: Barco, James W.
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 1,061 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Family background, education in Michigan; Harvard Law School; Home Owners Loan Corporation, 1941-42; United States Navy, World War II; wartime London, preparations for D-Day; United States State Dept. posts, from 1946; United Nations Good Offices, Commission for Indonesia, 1948; United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine, 1948-49; United States mission to United Nations, 1949-61; various international problems and crises; Indonesian question, 1947-51; Middle East, Arab nationalism; Suez and Hungary, 1956; India; Congo; Cuba; United States foreign relations; United Nations diplomacy; United Nation policies. Impressions of many international figures, including John Foster Dulles, Warren Austin, Philip Jessup, Jawaharlal Nehru, Achmed Sukarno, Nikita Khruschev, Patrice Lumumba, Fidel Castro, Dag Hammarskjold


Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-7083


Columbia Center for Oral History