Reminiscences of William S. Coffin, Jr. 1989

 

Name
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 (Interviewee)
Chafe, William H., 1942- (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William S. Coffin, Jr. 1989
Abstract
Personal recollections of Allard Lowenstein; recollections of Lowensteins̀ speeches and oratory skill; Lowensteins̀ wedding to Jennifer Littlefield; recruiting students from Yale for Mississippi Freedom Summer; Encampment for Citizenship, 1965; Lowensteins̀ peer relationships; Lowenstein as mentor for young people; Lowensteins̀ relations with family; 1968 presidential elections and Democratic Natio nal Convention; views on Lowensteins̀ perception of obligation to society
Collection Name
Allard K. Lowenstein project
Subjects
Clergy; Student movements; Presidents--Election--1968.--United States; Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006; Lowenstein, Allard K; Democratic Party (U.S.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1989
Note (Biographical)
Clergyman
Note
Interviewed by William Chafe on May 11, 1989
Note (Provenance)
William S. Coffin, Jr., Gift 1990
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13621856
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-gr5k-t860
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.