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Oral history interview with Prescott Sheldon Bush, 1966

Creator: Bush, Prescott Sheldon, 1895-1972
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 454 pages Sound recording: 5 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Banker, senator

Scope and Contents

Yale; World War I; early business experience, investment banking; W.A. Harriman & Co., 1926-31, Brown Brothers Harriman, from 1931, role of private banking; early political activities, Republican Party in Connecticut; Senator, 1952-62; committees, legislation, Randall Commission on tariff and trade; campaign of 1956, development of Republican platform; impressions of President Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles, Senators Robert A. Taft and Joseph McCarthy, Averell Harriman, Robert Roosa


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1979

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