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Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1980.

Creator: Jessup, Philip C. 1897-1986.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 122 leaves. Tape: 3 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Judge, diplomat.

Scope and Contents

Ambassador-at-large, 1949-52: North Atlantic Treaty Organization meetings, Council of Foreign Ministers meetings, relations with Allies and Soviet Union, position in diplomatic hierarchy, recollections of John Foster Dulles, Dean Acheson, Dean Rusk, Andrei Gromyko; Professor of International Law, Columbia University, 1952-58: publications, Council for Atomic Age Studies, seminars; associate of Rockefeller Foundation, 1959-61: trips to Africa; Judge, International Court of Justice, 1961-1970: cases, jurisdiction, problems of staff, budget, administration, language and legal procedure, political independence of court, judicial impartiality, diverse legal backgrounds of judges, importance and growth of international law; involvement in Democratic Party politics, local politics in Norfolk, Connecticut.


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