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Reminiscences of Marietta Tree: oral history, 1967.

Creator: Tree, Marietta, 1917-1991
Project: Adlai E. Stevenson project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 161 pages Sound recording: 4 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Civic leader, diplomatic representative.

Scope and Contents

Recollections of Adlai Stevenson; appointment to UN Human Rights Commission; US mission to the UN under Stevenson; Democratic Advisory Committee; Stevenson's relationship with Lyndon Johnson; 1952 campaign; press representation during the 1950's; 1956 campaign; Cuba missile crisis; NSC; Marine landing in Dominican Republic; last weeks of Stevenson's life and Stevenson funeral. Impressions of Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, George Ball, John F. Kennedy.


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