Oral history interview with William James Perry : 1999

 

Name
Perry, William James, 1927- (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with William James Perry : 1999
Other Titles
Reminiscences of William James Perry : oral history, 1999
Abstract
Education: Stanford University, B.S., 1949, M.S., 1950, Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., 1957; Secretary of Defense, 1994-97; army experience in Japan; work in defense electronics; involvement in Cold War missile defense strategy; creation of Cooperative Threat Reduction Program to combat danger of nuclear weapons proliferation; influence of foundation work on government policy; importance of proactive foundations; current work on American security policy regarding Russia and China, combining careers in government, academia, industry.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects
Cabinet officers--United States; Nuclear weapons--Government policy--United States; Nuclear disarmament; National security--United States; Perry, William James, 1927-; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1999
Physical Description
29 pages; 1 sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Mathematician
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 16, 1999.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7586725
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-t5jz-r697
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.