Reminiscences of William Averell Harriman : oral history, 1969.
|Creator: ||Harriman, W. Averell 1891-1986.||Project: ||International negotiations project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript 353 leaves. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Extensive discussion of process of international negotiations with illustrations from his diplomatic career, especially the test ban agreement, World War II conferences, Vietnam peace talks; effects of national and world opinion; roles of the military, Congress, and the press; choice of negotiating personnel, training for professional diplomats; assessment of the use of the Presidency in international affairs, 1933-1969; "Good officer" experiences: Iran oil concession case and India-Pakistan disputes. Many vignettes of international leaders.
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