Oral history interview with Nelson Cruikshank 1967

 

Name
Cruikshank, Nelson H (Interviewee)
Corning, Peter A., 1935- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Nelson Cruikshank 1967
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Nelson Hale Cruikshank : oral history, 1967
Abstract
War Manpower Commission; American Federation of Labor office for Social Security, 1944; Advisory Committee to the Senate Finance Committee, 1949; chairman, labor staff coordinating committee on Medicare, 1959-60; Commission on Church and Economic Life; staff executive officer, American Federation of Labor Committee on Social Security; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizatio ns efforts toward national health insurance: 1956 disability bill and Medicare bill and its precursors, 1957-65; American Medical Association opposition to Medicare, support of Medicare by National Council of Churches and National Council of Senior Citizens; drafting American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations constitution. Impressions of Andrew Biemiller, Wilbur Cohen, John F. Kennedy, George Meany, Walter Reuther, Abraham Ribicoff.
Collection Name
Social security project
Subjects
Economists; Medicare; Health insurance; Labor unions and public health; Social security--United States; United States Politics and government 1945-1989; Cruikshank, Nelson H; AFL-CIO
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
506 pages
Note (Biographical)
Labor economist.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Peter A. Corning on November 18, 1965, February 15, February 22, August 16, and September 23, 1966, and August 29, 1967.
Note (Provenance)
Nelson Cruikshank, Gift 1968
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7234324
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-3a56-g414
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.