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Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1974.

Creator: Jessup, Philip C. 1897-1986.
Project: International negotiations project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 49 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Judge, diplomat.

Scope and Contents

Brief discussion of various international negotiators (Acheson, Cadogan, Bonnet, Urquhart, Hammarskjold, Pearson): qualities and skills for negotiation, advantage of fluency in foreign languages; Russian-United States negotiations; Palais Rose talks; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; United Nations Security Council; dealings with home government; tactics and strategy in negotiations; public reaction, press; third party initiatives; summit meetings involving Presidents Truman, Roosevelt, Nixon; impact of cultural variation on negotiations.


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