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Ethnic groups and American foreign policy project : oral history, 1974-1980

Project: Ethnic groups and American foreign policy project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcripts 2637 pages Sound recordings 74 reels Sound recordings 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

This collection of interviews was conducted by Dr. Judith Goldstein to document the impact of American ethnic groups on the formulation of American foreign policy and their interaction with Congress in the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations. The collection includes interviews with members of the executive branch, senators, representatives, legislative assistants, scholars, journalists, lobbyists, and members of ethnic organizations. The project examines the history, foreign policy objectives, and methods of operation of individuals and organizations vis-a-vis specific international issues and events. Participants and pagination of transcripts: Morris B. Abram, 90; Morris Amitay, 355; George W. Ball, 42; Jonathan Bingham, 22; Hyman Bookbinder 167; Stephen Bryen, 178; Clifford P. Case, 29; Stuart Eizenstat, 18; Leonard Garment, 52; Bernard Gwertzman 18; Clifford Hackett, 114; Ernest Hamburger, 58; Rita E. Hauser, 35; Daniel K. Inouye, 18; Jacob Javits, 3; Vernon E. Jordan, 22; Isaiah L. Kenen, 99; Gorden Kerr, 45; Sol M. Linowitz, 42; Robert J. Lipshutz, 31; Richard Mass, 47; Israel Miller, 26; Daniel Moynihan, 13; Richard Perle, 115; Norman Podhoretz, 176; Benjamin S. Rosenthal, 13; Eugene Rossides, 45: Alexander Schindler, 31; Mark Siegel, 186; Terrence Smith, 43; Stephen J. Solarz, 16: Mark Talisman, 39; Lawrence Tisch, 35; Michael Van Dusen, 27; Kenneth Wollack, 342; Harriet Zimmerman, 45


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