Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1927-03-16
Death 2003-03-26
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Educator, ambassador, senator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Daniel P. Moynihan : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147598

Moynihan taught government at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Daniel P. Moynihan, 1976. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973257

Public official, diplomat, educator, and U.S. senator from New York.

From the description of Papers, 1786-1978 (bulk 1955-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605167

Biographical Note

  • 1927, Mar. 16: Born, Tulsa, Okla.
  • 1944 - 1947 : Active duty with the United States Navy
  • 1948: B.A., Tufts University, Medford, Mass.
  • 1949: M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.
  • 1949 - 1950 : Assistant in government, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.
  • 1950 - 1951 : Student, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England
  • 1951 - 1953 : Budget assistant, United States Air Force base, Ruislip, England
  • 1954: Director of public relations, International Rescue Committee
  • 1955: Married Elizabeth T. Brennan
  • 1955 - 1958 : Assistant to W. Averell Harriman, governor of New York
  • 1957 - 1958 : Lecturer, Russell Sage College, Troy, N.Y.
  • 1958 - 1960 : Member, New York State Tenure Commission Secretary, Public Affairs Committee of the New York State Democratic Party
  • 1959: Lecturer, New York State School of Industrial Relations, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1959 - 1961 : Director, government research project, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1960: Member, New York state delegation to the Democratic National Convention Wrote position papers on urban problems for John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign
  • 1960 - 1961 : Member, Joint Center for Urban Studies of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1960 - 1961 : Assistant professor of political science, Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1961: Ph.D., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.
  • 1961 - 1962 : Special assistant to secretary of labor
  • 1962: Member, President's Council on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • 1962 - 1963 : Executive assistant to secretary of labor
  • 1963: Published with Nathan Glazer Beyond the Melting Pot: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City. Cambridge: M.I.T. Press
  • 1963 - 1965 : Assistant secretary of labor for policy planning and research
  • 1965 - 1974 : Vice-chairman, President's Temporary Commission on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • 1965: Unsuccessful candidate for city council president, New York, N.Y.
  • 1965 - 1966 : Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.
  • 1966 - 1968 : Chairman, Advisory Committee on Traffic Safety, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • 1966 - 1973 : Director, Joint Center for Urban Studies of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Professor of education and urban politics, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1969: Published Maximum Feasible Misunderstanding: Community Action in the War on Poverty. New York: Free Press
  • 1969 - 1970 : Assistant for urban affairs, counselor, and cabinet member, President Richard M. Nixon administration
  • 1970: Published Toward a National Urban Policy. New York: Basic Books
  • 1971: Member, United States delegation to the twenty-sixth General Assembly of the United Nations
  • 1971 - 1973 : Consultant to President Richard M. Nixon Member, President's Science Advisory Committee
  • 1971 - 1976 : Vice-chairman, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
  • 1972: Published with Frederick Mosteller On Equality of Educational Opportunity. New York: Random House
  • 1973: Published The Politics of a Guaranteed Income: The Nixon Administration and the Family Assistance Plan. New York: Vintage Books Published Coping: Essays on the Practice of Government. New York: Random House
  • 1973 - 1975 : Ambassador to India
  • 1973 - 1977 : Professor, John Fitzgerald Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1975: Published with Nathan Glazer Ethnicity: Theory and Experience. Cambridge: Harvard University Press
  • 1975 - 1976 : Permanent representative for the United States to the United Nations
  • 1976: Member, New York state delegation to the Democratic National Convention
  • 1977 - 2000 : United States senator from New York
  • 1978: Published with Suzanne Weaver A Dangerous Place. Boston: Little, Brown
  • 1980: Published Counting Our Blessings: Reflections on the Future of America. Boston: Little, Brown
  • 1984: Published Loyalties. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
  • 1986: Published Family and Nation. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
  • 1988: Published Came the Revolution: Argument in the Reagan Era. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
  • 1990: Published On the Law of Nations. Cambridge: Harvard University Press
  • 1993: Published Pandemonium: Ethnicity in International Politics. New York: Oxford University Press
  • 1996: Published Miles to Go: A Personal History of Social Policy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press
  • 1998: Published Secrecy: The American Experience. New Haven: Yale University Press
  • 2000: Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 2001 - 2003 : Senior policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 2003, Mar. 23: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Daniel P. Moynihan Papers, 1765-2003, (bulk 1955-2000), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Public welfare--United States
  • Public utilities--Law and legislation--United States
  • Education
  • Civil rights
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Manpower policy--United States
  • Draft--United States
  • Race relations
  • Public buildings--New York (N.Y.)
  • Elections--United States
  • Crime--United States
  • Elections--New York (State)
  • Television advertising
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Riots--United States
  • Education--United States
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Military history, Modern--21st century
  • Public welfare
  • Social security--United States
  • Plazas--New York (State)
  • Gun control--United States
  • Student movements--United States
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls--Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
  • Environmental policy--United States
  • Poverty
  • Water-supply--United States
  • Art museums
  • Rivers--New York (State)
  • Cities and towns--Study and teaching
  • World politics--21st century
  • Advertising, political
  • Legislators--Interviews
  • Busing for school integration--United States
  • Violence--United States
  • Arms transfers
  • World politics--1945-1989
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Intelligence service--United States
  • Prayer in the public schools
  • African Americans--Economic conditions
  • Poverty--United States
  • Official secrets--United States
  • Human rights
  • Population
  • Public buildings--United States
  • Natural resources conservation areas--New York (State)
  • African American families
  • Lakes--New York (State)
  • Traffic safety--United States
  • Budget--United States
  • Public architecture--United States
  • Air--Pollution--United States
  • Segregation--United States
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Zionism
  • Family policy--United States
  • Sociology, Urban--United States
  • Elections--New York (State)--New York
  • Terrorism--United States
  • Public buildings--Design and construction
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--India
  • Railroad stations--New York (State)
  • Busing for school integration
  • Literacy--United States
  • Water--Pollution--Law and legislation--United States
  • Ammunition
  • Banks and banking--United States
  • Acid rain--United States
  • Civil disobedience
  • Historic preservation--United States
  • Jews--United States
  • Fiscal policy--United States
  • Drug abuse United States
  • Streets--Washington (D.C.)
  • Transportation--United States
  • Hijacking of aircraft--United States
  • Automobiles--Motors--Exhaust gas--Law and legislation--United States
  • National monuments
  • Public works--United States
  • Literacy
  • Parks--New York (State)
  • Financial disclosure
  • International law
  • Public lands--New York (State)
  • Public buildings--Washington (D.C.)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States
  • Hazardous wastes--New York (State)
  • Commerce
  • Magnet schools--United States
  • Municipal government--Study and teaching
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • Terrorism--Prevention
  • Elections
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-
  • Taxation--United States
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991

Occupations:

  • Diplomats
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--New York (State)
  • Educators
  • Public officials

Places:

  • Onondaga Lake (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Israel (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) (as recorded)
  • Yugoslavia (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Fire Island National Seashore (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania Avenue (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Women's Rights National Historical Park (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Iraq (as recorded)
  • Persian Gulf (as recorded)
  • Middle East (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Puerto Rico (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • Iran (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Saudi Arabia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Love Canal Chemical Waste Landfill (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) (as recorded)