Oral history interview with Herman Somers 1968

 

Name
Somers, Herman Miles, 1911-1991 (Interviewee)
Corning, Peter A., 1935- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Herman Somers 1968
Abstract
Experiences in Wisconsin with unemployment insurance and public welfare; detailed discussion of Madison group and their outlook: academic involvement in public affairs, economics as an instrument for action, health, old age, and unemployment insurance; establishment of social security; Medicare debate; Task Force on Health and Social Security, 1961; White House Conference on the Aged.
Collection Name
Social security project
Subjects
Government executives--United States; Health insurance; Unemployment insurance; Medicare; Old age pensions; United States Politics and government 20th century; Somers, Herman Miles, 1911-1991; United States. Social Security Administration
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
199 pages
Note (Biographical)
Economist.
Note
Interviewed by Peter A. Corning on October 6, 1967, and April 12 and July 23, 1968.
Note (Provenance)
Herman Somers, Gift 1968
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13562981
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jpjv-c009
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.