Oral history interview with William T.R. Fox [electronic resource], 1968.
|Creator: ||Fox, William T. R. 1912-1988||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 104 pages|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Director, Columbia University Institute of War and Peace Studies.
Scope and Contents
Becoming associate director of Yale University Institute of International Studies, 1943; formation of National War College, 1947; coming to Columbia University and becoming director of Institute of War and Peace Studies, 1950-1951; meeting of the Social Science Research Council Committee on Civil-Military Relations Research; PROBLEMS OF CIVILIAN-MILITARY RELATIONS; Carnegie Corporation grants to Columbia; resignation of McGeorge Bundy; creation of Russian hydrogen bomb, 1952-1954; military consultantship during Dwight D. Eisenhower administration; discussion of development of military policy since Spanish-American War; national security sponsorship; Samuel Huntington’s THE COMMON DEFENSE; SSRC seminar at University of Denver, 1955-1956; work editing Princeton journal WORLD POLITICS; meeting with General Dale O. Scott for Air Force briefing at Continental Air Defense Command; CONFERENCE ON NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY, 1956-1957; ECONOMIC RESEARCH ON NATIONAL SECURITY: A REPORT, 1958; SOCIAL SCIENCES AND NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY conference at West Point, 1959; negative coverage of SSRC by Alice Widener in Indianapolis Star following Bay of Pigs Invasion, 1961; SCIENTISTS AND NATIONAL POLICY MAKING conference jointly sponsored with Columbia Council for Atomic Age Studies; THE MILITARY AND INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY; 1961-1962; Dawson-Lucas memorandum, 1967. Impressions of James Alfred Perkins, Pendleton Herring, Harold Stein, John W. Gardner.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986.