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Reminiscences of Clinton Deveaux : oral history, 1990

Creator: Deveaux, Clinton
Project: Allard K. Lowenstein project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 82 pages Sound recording 2 audiocassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Civil rights worker

Scope and Contents

Recollections of National Student Association [NSA] convention, 1966: issues, personalities, political interests of principal NSA student leaders, Central Intelligence Agency recruitment, conscription for the Vietnam War; Deveaux's work on David Wolper's film "Montgomery to Memphis"; student voting rights movement; recollections of Allard K. Lowenstein: childhood, personality, political expertise, beliefs, ambitions, relationship with students, family, involvement with NSA, Dump Johnson campaign, 1967, presidential candidate search, 1967, 1968 presidential campaign: Eugene McCarthy's stance on war, domestic issues, problems with cultivating black support, Robert Kennedy's entrance, Lowenstein's interest in supporting Kennedy over McCarthy, impact of Kennedy's death on race; Lowenstein's assistance with Andrew Young's congressional campaigns, 1972, 1974; Lowenstein's involvement in 1972 presidential campaign, "Dump Nixon"


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1991

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