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Reminiscences of Anthony D. Romero : oral history, 2002.

Creator: Romero, Anthony D.
Project: September 11, 2001 response and recovery oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 77 pages sound recordings 2 audio disc (85; 85 min.) : digital ; 3 1/2 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer/Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union.

Scope and Contents

Born Bronx, New York; education: Princeton University, Stanford Law School; career: International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Director of the Human Rights and Peace program at Ford Foundation, Executive Director of American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU] beginning August 2001; post-9/11 work: impact on ACLU, responses to Patriot Act and Freedom of Information Act, suppression of internal dissent, evaluation of media, Congress, and courts, anti-Muslim bias, impact of governmental secrecy on civil liberties.


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