Oral history interview with Harold E. Stassen, 1991 June.


Stassen, Harold Edward, 1907-2001,. Oral history interview with Harold E. Stassen, 1991 June.

Oral history interview with Harold E. Stassen, 1991 June.

Stassen discusses his governorship of the state of Minnesota, the state's relationship with the mining industry, and he refutes the label from the 1940s that Minnesota was an isolationist state. He details his decision to resign as governor of Minnesota to join the United States Navy in 1943 and describes his service in the Navy. He lists his accomplishments at the University of Pennsylvania and talks about his own personal politics and political life.

Sound recordings : 9 sound cassettes (60 min. each)Transcript : 99 p. ; 28 cm.

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