Oral history interview with Kenneth Keniston, 1999.
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scope and Contents
Childhood: born Chicago, Illinois, raised in Chicago, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Argentina; Harvard College: B.A. in government; Rhodes Scholar; Oxford University: D.Phil. in social studies; introduction to Carnegie: Kerr Commission, differences between Carnegie and Ford; Council on Children: council versus commission, assembling of council, message, Carnegie response, political mood, issues of production; later work: study of engineering students, student internship program in India.