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Reminiscences of Bruce A. Morrison : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Morrison, Bruce A., 1944-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 140 p. sound recordings: 7 CD-ROMs (116; 118; 119 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

President of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Vietnam.

Scope and Contents

Born October 8, 1944 in New York City and raised by adoptive parents; bachelors' in chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; dropped out of University of Illinois graduate school to attend Yale Law School; early career as public interest lawyer; grass roots organizing and advocacy; involvement with Irish activism; career as a congressman from Connecticut; Morrison Visas and immigration reform; William Jefferson Clinton's presidential 1992 campaign and presidency; Charles F. Feeney [CFF] interest in Irish education and freedom struggle; CFF relationship and negotiations with Gerry Adams; communications and peace-process work in Northern Ireland; mid-1990s Ireland cease-fire and negotiations; CFF personal funding of Sinn Fein; interactions with CFF.

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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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