Oral history interview with Alan Pifer [electronic resource], 1967.
|Creator: ||Pifer, Alan J.||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 253 pages|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Introduction to the Carnegie Corporation; Commonwealth program: Ashby Commission, travels, especially in Africa; vice president, Carnegie Corporation, 1963-67: relationships with board members and staff, decision-making, programs and ideas, education of African Americans, the disadvantaged, educational television; role of foundations; presidency of Carnegie Corporation; sketches of officers, particularly John Gardner, James Perkins, Stephen Stackpole.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986.