Records, 1974-2000 and n.d.

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Records, 1974-2000 and n.d.

Videotapes and transcripts of interviews by Duke University faculty members with prominent American leaders, primarily in the area of post-World War II diplomacy. Individuals represented include Oscar Arias Sanchez, Les Aspin, Ellsworth Bunker, Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook, Angier Biddle Duke, J. William Fulbright, Averell Harriman, Jesse Jackson, Samuel W. Lewis, William H. Luers, Jack F. Matlock, George Crews McGhee, Robert McNamara, King Mihai of Romania, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Paula H. Nitze, Charles Percy, Dean Rusk, Abdus Salam, Terry Sanford, James Schlesinger, Earl E.T. Smith, Soedjatmoko, Hanna Suchaka, Richard Goldstone, Erhard Busek, Judy Woodruff, David Gergen, Vernon A. Walters, and Yegor Gaidar. Also includes a composite tape from the interviews with Bunker, Fulbright, and Rusk relating to perspectives on the war in Vietnam. The collection also includes videotapes of speeches given on the Duke campus by other prominent individuals.

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Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998

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University president, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Terry Sanford : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597486 Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. ...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986), better known as Averell Harriman, was an American Democratic politician, businessman, and diplomat. The son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman, he served as Secretary of Commerce under President Harry S. Truman, and later as the 48th Governor of New York. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1952 and 1956, as well as a core member of the group of foreign policy elders known as "The Wise Men". While attendi...

Jackson, Jesse, 1941-

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The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. On August 9, 2000, President Bill Clinton awarded Reverend Jackson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Reverend Jackson h...

Salam, Abdus, 1926-1996

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Salam (1926-1996). Founded the Dept. of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College London, professor from 1957-1993. Founded International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP at Trieste in 1964; directed Centre until 1994 when he became president. From the description of Oral history interview with Abdus Salam conducted by Andrew Pickering for his book, Constructing quarks, 1977 November 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83716203 Salam (1926-1996). From the descri...

Arias Sánchez, Oscar

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Duke, Angier Biddle, 1915-1995

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Chief of Protocol and ambassador to Spain and Denmark under the Kennedy and Johnson administrations; resident of New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Angier Biddle Duke Papers, 1915-1995 and n.d. (bulk 1940-1995). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 45279792 1915 Born in New York City, Nov. 30. Son of Angier Buchanan and Cordelia (Biddle) Duke ...

Smith, Earl E. T.

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American diplomat; ambassador to Cuba, 1957-1959. From the description of Earl E. T. Smith papers, 1941-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865979 ...

Cook, Samuel DuBois, 1927-

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Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994

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Dean Rusk (1909-1994), U.S. Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of University of Georgia faculty papers, 1952, 1971-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477809 Dean Rusk was born in Cherokee County, Ga., on February 9, 1909. He attended Davidson College, graduating in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar. He then attended St. John's College, Oxford. In 1946 he became assistant chief of the Division of International Security Affairs of the U.S. De...

Luers, William H.

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Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979 From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991 Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations British Library Archives and Manuscripts C...

Matlock, Jack F.

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Lewis, Samuel W.

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Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-1984

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Ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of Ellsworth Bunker : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131282 From the description of Reminiscences of Ellsworth Bunker :koral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722384 ...

Michael I, King of Romania, 1921-

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Suchaka, Hanna.

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Duke University. Living History Program.

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Percy, Charles H., 1919-2011

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Harting Percy : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147380 Epithet: US senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000067 ...

Nakasone, Yasuhiro, 1918- ....

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Nitze, Paul H

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Paul H. Nitze (1907-) is a statesman, author, art patron, and collector from Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with Paule H. Nitze, 1996 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401304 Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Full name: Paul Henry Nitze. From the description of Papers of Paul H. Nitze, 1932-1989 (bulk 1946-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072277 Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur; full name: Paul H...

Schlesinger, James R.

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American economist. From the description of The political economy of national security; a study of the economic aspects of the contemporary power struggle [manuscript], 1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647832570 Economist, U.S. secretary of defense, and U.S. secretary of energy. From the description of Papers of James R. Schlesinger. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132834 James Rodney Schlesinger was born on February 15, 1929 in New Y...

Goldstone, Richard

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Soedjatmoko, 1922-1989

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McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Busek, Erhard, 1941-....

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Walters, Vernon A.

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Vernon Walters was an officer on the staff of General Dwight D. Eisenhower during World War II. He remained with him through his presidency and continued to be a player in every administration from Harry Truman's through Bill Clinton's. Ultimately, he became deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN). He died in February of 2002. From the description of Vernon Walters photograph collection 1943-2000. (US Army, Mil H...

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 invo...

McGhee, George Crews, 1912-....

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Petroleum producer, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of George Crews McGhee : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481210 ...