Oral history interview with Thomas C. Hart 1962

 

Name
Hart, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1877-1971 (Interviewee)
Mason, John T., 1909-1998 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Thomas C. Hart 1962
Abstract
Childhood and education; Spanish-American War; ordnance, teaching, submarines; Army War College; command of MISSISSIPPI; submarine command; Superintendent, Naval Academy, 1931-34; heavy cruisers, 1934-36; General Board, 1936-39 and 1942-45; Asiatic Fleet, 1939-41; Hart Investigation of Pearl Harbor; Senator from Connecticut, 1945-47. Impressions of many political and military figures, including The odore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Frank Knox, James Forrestal, General Douglas MacArthur and Admirals William Leahy, Harry Ervin Yarnell, Ernest King, Arthur Hepburn, Chester Nimitz, and Harold Stark.
Collection Name
Naval history project
Subjects
Legislators--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941; Spanish-American War, 1898; United States Politics and government 1945-1953; Hart, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1877-1971; United States Naval Academy; United States. Navy; United States. Congress
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1962
Physical Description
284 pages
Note (Biographical)
Naval officer, senator.
Note
Interviewed by John T. Mason, Jr. on December 5, December 15, 1961, and January 26, 1962.
Note (Provenance)
Thomas C. Hart, Gift 1962
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13887660
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-h4je-1w10
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.