Oral history interview with Irwin Wolkstein 1967

 

Name
Wolkstein, Irwin (Interviewee)
Corning, Peter A., 1935- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Irwin Wolkstein 1967
Abstract
Assistant Chief, Coverage and Disability Branch, Social Security; early health insurance bills; development of legislation; background of Medicare; Subcommittee on the Aged; consultant to Senator Patrick McNamara; speech-writing; 1960 election; John F. Kennedy's stand on Medicare; relations with Health, Education, and Welfare, Ways and Means Committee, AFL-CIO, White House staff, Blue Cross, Americ an Medical Association; Congressional hearings. Impressions of Wilbur Cohen, Wilbur Mills, Abraham Ribicoff, and others.
Collection Name
Social security project
Subjects
Government executives; Social security--Law and legislation; Medicare; Presidents--Election--1960.--United States; Health insurance; Wolkstein, Irwin; United States. Social Security Administration; United States. Congress
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
255 pages
Note (Biographical)
Government executive.
Note
Interviewed by Peter A. Corning on March 14, August 3, and September 27, 1966, and February 3, 1967.
Note (Provenance)
Irwin Wolkstein, Gift 1966
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13563128
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-dkr2-y545
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.