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Reminiscences of Donald F. McHenry : oral history, 2007.

Creator: McHenry, Donald F.
Project: Council on Foreign Relations Visual Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 100 p.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Research Professor of Diplomacy & International Affairs, Georgetown University.

Scope and Contents

Background: born 1936 St. Louis, MO, childhood in East St. Louis, IL; education: B.S., Illinois State University, 1957; M.A. Southern Illinois University, 1959; career: U.S. State Department, Office of Dependent Area Affairs, 1963-1971; International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), 1971-1973; guest scholar at Brookings Institution, 1971-1973; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1973-1976; member of President Jimmy Carter's transition staff, 1976; U.S. Deputy Representative at United Nations, 1977-1979; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1979-1981; Director, Coca-Cola Company, 1981-present; Council on Foreign Relations (CFR): member in 1970, impressions of CFR before joining; controversy around William Bundy appointment as editor of Foreign Affairs, reminiscences of diplomatic career, reminiscences of 1980s Middle East negotiations, thoughts on CFR presidents, changes at CFR, diversity, CFR and Africa, CFR's mission and influence.

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