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Oral history interview with Richard C. Clark [electronic resource], 1999.

Creator: Clark, Dick, 1928-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 60 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

U.S. Senator.

Scope and Contents

Childhood: early life on Iowa farm; education: Upper Iowa University, B.A., history, 1953, M.A., English history, post-graduate studies, Russian history; United States military service: 2nd Armored Division Artillery, 78th Field Artillery, 1950-1952; faculty position, European and Russian history, Upper Iowa University; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1972-1978: Foreign Relations Committee, Agriculture and Aging Committee, chairman of African Affairs Subcommittee; ambassador-at-large, United States Refugee Program, 1979; Aspen Institute, 1980-present: funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York, formation of Russian studies program, Vietnamese studies program, South African studies program, Children's Policy Forum, participation of Congressmen and scholars in programs; reminiscences of colleagues


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