Senator Harris Wofford

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Date of Interview

1996-09-21

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Wofford, Harris

Biographical Text

Harris Wofford is a lawyer, educator, politician, author, and co-founder of the Peace Corps. Wofford has more than sixty years of experience, starting with the Army Air Corps in World War II and continuing through government and community service during the terms of ten Presidents. Wofford also served as the first President of SUNY School at Old Westbury and Bryn Mawr College. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and he graduated from Yale and Howard University Law Schools.

Duration

01:02:11

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Lawyers;
Politicians--United States;
Authors;
Wofford, Harris--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

Vietnam Veterans; Baby boom generation; Contemporary American Society; Rock and Roll; Drugs; Andy Warhol; Jimmy Carter; Gerald Ford; Nineteen eighties; Bill Clinton; John F. Kennedy; Lyndon B. Johnson; Richard Nixon; Spiro Agnew; George H. Bush; George W. Bush; Barack Obama; Vietnam Memorial.

Files

harris-wofford.jpg

Citation

“Senator Harris Wofford,” Digital Collections, accessed December 2, 2020, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/954.

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