The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Ethnic groups and American foreign policy project
Repository: Columbia University. Center for Oral History
Collection Description (CRHP): See the interview with Vernon E. Jordan, who discusses the resignation of Andrew Young as United Nations Ambassador, the reaction of certain black leaders and the relationship between Jewish and black communities.
Collection Description (Extant): This series of interviews is being conducted by Dr. Judith Goldstein to document the impact of American ethnic groups on the formulation of American foreign policy and their interaction with Congress in the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations. The collection includes interviews with members of the executive branch, senators, representatives, legislative assistants, scholars, journalists, lobbyists, and members of ethnic organizations. The project examines the history, foreign policy objectives, and methods of operation of individuals and organizations vis-a-vis specific international issues and events.
Existing IDs: NXCP86-A468
Extent: Transcripts: 2,660 leaves
Interviewees: Vernon E. Jordan
African American lawyers
African Americans--Relations with Jews
Young, Andrew, 1932-