Reminiscences of William Benton, 1968

 

Name
Benton, William, 1900-1973 (Interviewee)
Keylor, William R., 1944-
Title
Reminiscences of William Benton, 1968
Abstract
Family background, schooling in Minnesota and Montana; Carleton College, Yale University; National Cash Register Co.; advertising agencies, Lord & Thomas, Batten Company, Benton & Bowles, 1929-1936; new techniques of consumer research, General Foods accounts; vice president, University of Chicago, 1937-1945; America First; government research at University of Chicago, World War II; Assistant Secret ary of State, 1945-1947; Senator from Connecticut, 1949-1953; resolution to expel Senator Joseph McCarthy, 1951; Smith-Mundt Bill; creation of Commission for Economic Development; vignettes of Chester Bowles, Robert E. Wood, Charles Lindbergh, Nelson Rockefeller, Anna Rosenberg, James Byrnes, Will Clayton, Arthur Vandenburg, Robert A. Taft, and many others
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Educators; Executives; Government executives--United States; Legislators--United States; Advertising agencies; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Benton, William, 1900-1973; McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957; Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986; University of Chicago; United States. Congress; United States. Department of State
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
213 pages
Note (Biographical)
Senator, publisher
Note
Interviewed by William R. Keylor
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15320528
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-xpsz-f487
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.