Oral history interview with Roswell Perkins [electronic resource], 1966
|Creator: ||Perkins, Roswell B.||Project: ||Social security project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 143 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Lawyer, government official; interviewee b.1926.
Scope and Contents
Education; consultant with Health, Education, and Welfare, 1953; analysis of social security laws; Assistant Secretary, Health, Education, and Welfare, 1954; President Dwight Eisenhower on social security; politics behind legislation; dealing with the aged; evaluation of American Medical Association, insurance companies' position; Forand Medicare bill; advising Governor Nelson Rockefeller on health legislation; impressions of Oveta Culp Hobby, Wilbur Cohen, others.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976.