Reminiscences of Clinton Deveaux 1990

Reminiscences of Clinton Deveaux 1990

 

 

Name:
Deveaux, Clinton (Interviewee), Chafe, William H., 1942- (Interviewer)
Title:
Reminiscences of Clinton Deveaux 1990
Abstract:
Recollections of National Student Association [NSA] convention, 1966: issues, personalities, political interests of principal NSA student leaders, Central Intelligence Agency recruitment, conscription for the Vietnam War; Deveaux's work on David Wolper's film "Montgomery to Memphis"; student voting rights movement; recollections of Allard K. Lowenstein: childhood, personality, political expertise, beliefs, ambitions, relationship with students, family, involvement with NSA, Dump Johnson campaign, 1967, presidential candidate search, 1967, 1968 presidential campaign: Eugene McCarthy's stance on war, domestic issues, problems with cultivating black support, Robert Kennedy's entrance, Lowenstein's interest in supporting Kennedy over McCarthy, impact of Kennedy's death on race; Lowenstein's assistance with Andrew Young's congressional campaigns, 1972, 1974; Lowenstein's involvement in 1972 presidential campaign, "Dump Nixon"
Collection Name:
Allard K. Lowenstein project
Subjects:
Civil rights workers; Presidents--Election--1968.--United States; Students--Political activity; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Deveaux, Clinton; Lowenstein, Allard K; United States National Student Association; Democratic Party (U.S.); United States. Central Intelligence Agency
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1990
Note (Biographical):
Civil rights worker
Note:
Interviewed by William Chafe on October 31 and November 1, 1990
Note (Provenance):
Clinton Deveaux, Gift 1991
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13622279
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jjvz-sm66