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Reminiscences of Carl McGowan : oral history, 1969.

Creator: McGowan, Carl, 1911-1987
Project: Adlai E. Stevenson project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 252 pages Sound recording: 12 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Judge.

Scope and Contents

Youth in Chicago, World War II naval service; Stevenson as Governor of Illinois: divorce, recruitment of staff, relationship with Democratic Party, patronage system; 1952 campaign; Elks Club group; Stevenson's speeches; press relations; 1956 campaign; United Nations. Recollections of John F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, Joseph McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Richard Daley, and others.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1977.

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