Reminiscences of Roger Hilsman : oral history, 1981.


Hilsman, Roger. Reminiscences of Roger Hilsman : oral history, 1981.

Reminiscences of Roger Hilsman : oral history, 1981.

World War II service: Burma, Merrill's Marauders, Office of Strategic Services, rescue of father from Japanese prisoner of war camp 1945; director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, State Department, 1961-63, Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs, 1963-64: Cuban missile crisis, Diem coup, early United States involvement in Vietnam, resignation; professor, Columbia University: teaching, Students for a Democratic Society, Columbia crisis 1968; Robert Kennedy campaign; candidacy for Congress 1972; impression of John, Robert and Edward Kennedy, Dean Rusk, Lyndon Johnson.

Transcript: 152 leaves.Tape: 4 cassettes.

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