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Reminiscences of Edward L. Beach [electronic resource] : oral history, 1967

Creator: Beach, Edward L. 1918-2002
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 470 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Naval officer

Scope and Contents

Early Navy days; World War II submarine service; Atomic Defense Section, Naval Operations; atomic submarine development; Admiral Hyman Rickover; Peace Ship; naval aide to Generals Omar Bradley and Dwight D. Eisenhower; White House social aide; arrangement of presidential trips; ship launchings; National Security Council; the WILLIAMSBURG; Camp David; Secret Service; press conferences; Atoms for Peace; President Eisenhower at ease: family relaxation, hobbies; Eisenhower's relations with staff. Recollections of Sherman Adams, Robert Schulz, Lewis Strauss


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