Robert William Edgar

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Date of Interview

2010-12-03

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Edgar, Robert, 1943-2013

Biographical Text

Robert William Edgar (1943-2013) was a businessman, administrator, and politician. Edgar was a member of the Democratic Party and congressman in Pennsylvania for 6 terms. He received his Bachelor's degree from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Divinity degree from the Theological School of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Edgar died from a heart attack after running on the treadmill at his home.

Duration

02:17:41

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Legislators—United States--Pennsylvania;
Democratic Party (Pa.);
Edgar, Robert, 1943-2013--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Religion; Bishop Fulton J. Sheen; National Council Churches; Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Environment; Poverty; Televangelist; Ronald Reagan; Brown v. Board of Education; Baby boom generation; Fox News; MSNBC; Pete McCloskey; Anti-War Movement.

Files

mckiernanphotos - Edgar - Bob.jpg

Citation

“Robert William Edgar,” Digital Collections, accessed January 25, 2021, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1199.

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