George Elsey Oral History Interview, Part 1

George Elsey talked about highlights of his public service career, which began with his World War II assignment to the White House Map… read more

George Elsey talked about highlights of his public service career, which began with his World War II assignment to the White House Map Room"President Roosevelt’s intelligence and communications center. Mr. Elsey went on to work for President Truman and returned to government service at the end of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency. Topics included presidential candidate Richard Nixon’s promise of a “secret plan” to end the Vietnam War. 

This is the first of two parts of the interview.

This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on June 30, 2009, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
299129-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2011
Last Aired:
May 9, 2011

Airing Details

  • May 07, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 09, 2011 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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