Oral history interview with Douglas MacArthur II, 1985

 

Name
MacArthur, Douglas, 1909- (Interviewee)
Burr, William (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Douglas MacArthur II, 1985
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Douglas MacArthur II, 1985
Abstract
Decision to join the Foreign Service; Ambassador to France during German occupation, 1940-1942; State Department counselor, 1953-1957; impressions of Iran during early 1950s; Ambassador to Japan: United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security; Ambassador to Iran, 1969; impressions of the Shah of Iran; political stance of educated youth in Iran; problems leading to downfall of Shah's regime; sale of arms to Iran; the Shah's foreign policy in the Middle East; politics involving the sale of oil
Collection Name
Iranian-American relations project
Subjects
Diplomats--United States; Ambassadors--United States; Diplomacy; Petroleum industry and trade; United States Foreign relations Japan; Japan Foreign relations United States; Iran Foreign relations United States; United States Foreign relations Iran; Iran History Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, 1941-1979; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; MacArthur, Douglas, 1909-; United States. Department of State
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1985
Note (Biographical)
Diplomat
Note
Interviewed by William Burr on May 29, 1985
Note (Provenance)
Douglas MacArthur II, Gift 1985
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14384509
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8c3j-1y94
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.