Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen, 1974

 

Name
Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987 (Interviewee)
Sargent, James E., 1941- (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen, 1974
Abstract
Work with Edwin Witte and President's Committee on Economic Security, 1934; drafting Truman health message, 1945; Hill-Burton Act, 1946; studies undertaken as Research Director, Universal Military Training Commission; roles with Commission on Social Security; Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1956-61; passage of 1965 Medicare bill; Assistant Secretary, Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961-68; Secretary, Health, Education, and Welfare, 1968-69; observations of United States politics, 1930s-70s; impressions of Samuel Rosenman, Theodore Sorenson, Arthur Altmeyer, Lyndon B. Johnson
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Government executives--United States; Social security--United States; Medicare; Social security--Law and legislation; United States Politics and government 1933-1945; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987; University of Michigan. School of Social Work; United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Physical Description
245 pages
Note (Biographical)
Government official
Note
Interviewed by James E. Sargent
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15320957
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-3f84-g325
Related URLs
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