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Reminiscences of Connor O' Clery : oral history, 2007.

Creator: O' Clery, Connor, 1948-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 70 p. sound recordings: 1 CD-ROM (60 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Biographer; Journalist.

Scope and Contents

Career: biographer of Charles Feeney, Washington correspondent for the Irish Times, Clinton Administration interest in Northern Ireland, 1995 transference to Beijing, China, 2001 international business editor of Irish Times, conversation on North Ireland peace process; Charles Feeney: interviews with Feeney family, work colleagues and close acquaintances, biography attainment methods, Duty Free Shoppers, history of General Atlantic, philanthropy philosophy, secrecy in regards to personal life, travel with Feeney, interview process, experience in Korean War, Cornell University donation, reconstruction of the universities of Ireland, contentions within the Atlantic Philanthropy board, involvement with Sinn Fein, opinions on American foreign policy, death of parents, Cuban affairs, general impressions of Cuban people, Cuban health organization, funding of documentary on Cuban health organization, Duty Free Shoppers, eventual downsizing, colleague reminiscences.


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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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