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Oral history interview with Kenneth Keniston, 1999.

Creator: Keniston, Kenneth
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
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Phys. Desc. :Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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.


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