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Oral history interview with Graham Allison [electronic resource], 2000

Creator: Allison, Graham
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 19 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Graham Allison has served as a professor and dean at Harvard Univesity's John F. Kennedy School of Government and as Director of the Belfer Cenrer for Science and International Affairs. He has also served as an advisor for the United States' Department of Defense

Scope and Contents

Childhood: Charlotte, North Carolina; Davids on College; Harvard University: B.A., history; Carnegie Corporation: effectiveness in communication and distribution of research, Preventing Deadly Conflict Commission, internal relations, leadership, relationships with grant recipients; role at Russian Research Center now Davis Center; government work: Assistant Secretary of Policy and Plans, advising, insiders versus outsiders; Owls, Doves, and Hawks: colleagues' reactions, policy community; nuclear terrorism; dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government: work, Godkin lectures


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Copyright by Graham Allison. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York hold a non-exclusive license to enable library activities

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