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Interview with Senator Harris Wofford

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Contributor

Wofford, Harris ; McKiernan, Stephen

Description

Harris Wofford is a lawyer, educator, politician, and author. 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.

Date

1996-09-21

Rights

In copyright

Date Modified

2018-03-29

Is Part Of

McKiernan Interviews

Extent

62:11

Date of Interview

1996-09-21

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Harris Wofford

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

62:11

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

1 Microcassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

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

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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.

Accessibility

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Collection Description

Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and… More

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“Interview with Senator Harris Wofford,” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/954.