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Oral history interview with Edward L. R. Elson, 1969

Creator: Elson, Edward L. R. 1906-1993
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 293 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Clergyman

Scope and Contents

Childhood; experiences as 7th Army chaplain, World War II; relationship of Presidents Harry S. Truman and Dwight Eisenhower with Presbyterian Church; personal knowledge of Middle Eastern countries and leaders; establishment of American Friends of the Middle East; Eisenhower funeral; election as Chaplain of the Senate

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988

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