Oral history interview with Thomas H. Kean 1999

 

Name
Kean, Thomas H (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Thomas H. Kean 1999
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Thomas H. Kean : oral history, 1999
Abstract
David Hamburg's board leadership; use of task forces to organize work; changes of board under different presidents; period on the education task force; involvement of the board in grant-making under Vartan Gregorian's leadership; Hamburg and Gregorian's persuasive personalities; production of the Nation at Risk report; the process of implementing policy recommendations; negative feelings about the board expressed by members; participation in the search committee for Dr. Gregorian; involvement in the Democracy Initiative; consultation with Gregorian's friends and former employees; professional and personal backgrounds of other board members; David Hamburg’s communication with other foundation presidents; philosophy and background of The Carnegie Corporation; contributions made by the corporation.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects
Endowments--Officials and employees; Governors--New Jersey; Kean, Thomas H; Gregorian, Vartan; Hamburg, David A.,‏ 1925-2019; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1999
Physical Description
transcript: pages
Note (Biographical)
Governor, Board Member
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Interviewed by Sharon Zane on November 11, 1999.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7585762
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-zfp8-wj74
Related URLs
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