Oral history interview with Ellis Briggs, 1972

 

Name
Briggs, Ellis, 1899-1976 (Interviewee)
Mason, John T., 1909-1998 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Ellis Briggs, 1972
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Ellis Briggs, 1972
Abstract
Duties of an ambassador; relations with State Department and John Foster Dulles; ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1949; Oatis spy trial; ambassador to Korea (1952), Peru (1955), Brazil (1956); American business interests in Latin America; ambassador to Greece, 1959-61; Eisenhower's visit to Greece
Collection Name
Eisenhower administration project
Subjects
Ambassadors--United States; Diplomatic and consular service; United States Foreign relations 1945-1989; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Briggs, Ellis, 1899-1976; Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1972
Physical Description
139 pages
Note (Biographical)
Ambassador
Note
Interviewed by John T. Mason, Jr. on June 19, 1970, and on October 15, 1972
Note (Provenance)
Ellis Briggs, Gift 1972
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13752061
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-fsag-7y28
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.