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Oral history interview with Herbert Brownell, 1968

Creator: Brownell, Herbert, 1904-1996
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 347 pages sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, politician

Scope and Contents

1952 pre-convention and election campaigns; Republican Party; selection of the Cabinet; other appointments; Justice Department and Attorney General's Office; immigration; integration; Emmett Till case; Brown case; Tidelands case; Bricker amendment; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Joseph R. McCarthy; Adam Clayton Powell; Civil Rights Act of 1957; Little Rock crisis; presidential incapacity legislation; national security; labor racketeering prosecution; anti-trust law enforcement; impressions of Dwight Eisenhower


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