Aspin, Les

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Les Aspin was a Democratic congressman representing Wisconsin's First Congressional District, 1970-1993. While in Congress he served on the Armed Services, Government Operations, and Budget Committees and in 1985, he was selected to chair the Armed Services Committee. In 1993, left Congress to serve as Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration and resigned in 1994. Aspin then joined the Marquette University faculty in the international affairs program in Washington, D.C. as well as involvement with other international political groups in D.C.

From the description of Les Aspin papers, 1960-1998. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173701890

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referencedIn National Organization for Women. Records, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1988 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn William Howard Taft IV Papers, 1958-1989, (bulk 1970-1989) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Duke University Living History Program Records, 1974-1999 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Aspin, Les. Les Aspin papers, 1960-1998. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Photographs of the White House Photograph Office (Clinton Administration). 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photographs Relating to the Clinton Administration. 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photograph of President William J. Clinton with General Colin Powell and Secretary of Defense Les Aspin at the Retirement Ceremony for General Powell
referencedIn Labor and Farm Party (Wis.). Labor and Farm Party records, 1982-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Photographs of the White House Photograph Office (Clinton Administration). 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photographs Relating to the Clinton Administration. 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photograph of President William J. Clinton Addressing a Bipartisan Leadership Meeting Regarding Somalia
referencedIn Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928-. Zbigniew Brzezinski papers : Part II, 1798-2009 (bulk 1960-2007). Library of Congress
referencedIn Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928-. Zbigniew Brzezinski papers (primary record), 1798-2009 (bulk 1952-2007). Library of Congress
referencedIn Taft, William Howard, 1945-. William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989 (bulk 1970-1989). Library of Congress
creatorOf Aspin, Les. Les Aspin : commercials , 1972-1988. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
referencedIn Anthony Lake Papers, 1916-2003, (bulk 1963-1997) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Daniel Yankelovich Papers., 1937-1994 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf Hackes, Peter. Foreign intelligence, legal and democratic controls : Tuesday, December 11, 1979, 7:30 p.m., Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. / Moderator: Peter Hackes ; Panelists: Les Aspin, Robert Bork, William Colby, John Shattuck. US Central Intelligence Agency
referencedIn Smith, Hedrick. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992 (bulk 1965-1990). Library of Congress
creatorOf Duke University. Living History Program. Records, 1974-2000 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Legislative Interdepartmental Group Files (Nixon and Ford Administrations). 1971 - 1976. Legislative Interdepartmental Group Chronological Files. 1971 - 1974. Chronological File, August 1973 - July 1974
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hedrick Smith Papers, 1923-1992, (bulk 1965-1990) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Lake, Anthony. Anthony Lake papers, 1916-2003 (bulk 1963-1997). Library of Congress
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pollard, George, 1920- . Papers, 1998-1999. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Zbigniew Brzezinski Papers, 1798-2009, (bulk 1952-2007) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Klessig, Lowell L. Papers, 1969-1982. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Taft, William Howard, 1945-. Papers, 1958-1989 (bulk 1970-1989) Library of Congress
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correspondedWith Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928- person
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associatedWith Klessig, Lowell L. person
associatedWith Labor and Farm Party (Wis.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lake, Anthony. person
associatedWith Lake, Anthony. person
associatedWith National Organization for Women. corporateBody
associatedWith Pollard, George, 1920- . person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
associatedWith Smith, Hedrick. person
associatedWith Smith, Hedrick. person
correspondedWith Taft, William Howard, 1915 August 7- person
associatedWith Taft, William Howard, 1945- person
associatedWith University of Oklahoma. Political Commercial Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith Yankelovich, Daniel. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Wisconsin
Kenosha (Wis.)
United States
Janesville (Wis.)
Racine (Wis.)
Beloit (Wis.)
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Birth 1938-07-21

Death 1995-05-21

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