Reminsicences of W. Howard Wriggins : oral history, 1982.

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Wriggins, W. Howard (William Howard), 1918-. Reminsicences of W. Howard Wriggins : oral history, 1982.

Reminsicences of W. Howard Wriggins : oral history, 1982.

Education; Quaker relief groups in Portugal and Ceylon after World War II; Library of Congress, 1958; State Department Policy Planning Council, 1961; National Security Council staff under Johnson administration; teaching at Columbia University, 1968; ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1977-1980; United States foreign aid policy, politics in South Asia.

Transcript: 133 leaves.Tape: 4 cassettes.

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Educator, ambassador. From the description of Reminsicences of W. Howard Wriggins : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735688 ...