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Reminiscences of Herbert Brownell [electronic resource] : oral history, 1977

Creator: Brownell, Herbert, 1904-1996
Project: New York bar project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :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

Childhood, education; corporate law practice, Lord & Day 1929-1953, 1957- ; work with Security and Exchange Commission law, New Deal administration while in New York State Assembly, 1934-1937; counsel for 1940 World's Fair, NY; responsibilities as Dewey's presidential campaign manager, 1944-1948; corporate law in 1940s-1950s; United States Attorney General, 1953-1957; 1973 Mexican-American Water Treaty dispute; impressions of Richard Nixon and Justice Warren Burger


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