Oral history interview with Fernando Henrique Cardoso, 2002

 

Name
Cardoso, Fernando Henrique (Interviewee)
Weiss, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1946- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Fernando Henrique Cardoso, 2002
Abstract
Early life experiences, family background; long tradition of family military and state service, political and intellectual childhood. Education at University of Sao Paolo, French influences Critique of Marx and Communist party, understanding of various political philosophers. Latin American development and ECLA, IAB. Brazilian isolation and diversity of Latin American countries. Importance of pursu ing economic and political goals despite adversity. Development of programs to end poverty in Brazil, including strategies and statistical results. Globalization and its effects on South America; progress made by Brazil in international markets, technology, productivity, and relative success. Importance of America, future of China, uncertainties of the modern world. International political situation and need for cooperation
Collection Name
United Nations intellectual history project (UNIHP)
Subjects
Presidents--Brazil; Democratization--Brazil; Globalization--Economic aspects--Latin America; Brazil Politics and government 20th century; Brazil Economic conditions 1985-; Brazil Economic policy; Brazil Social policy; Cardoso, Fernando Henrique; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
2002
Note (Biographical)
President of Brazil
Note
Interviewed by Thomas G. Weiss on July 19, 2002
Note (Provenance)
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Gift, 2009
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13683764
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-szem-hr61
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.