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Interview with Harlan Cleveland

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Title: Interview with Harlan Cleveland
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Cleveland, Harlan
Keywords: China
Politics - Hawaii
Issue Date: 1996
Series/Report no.: Presidents of the University of Hawaii: Harlan Cleveland
Description: A former University of Hawaii president details his family background and his education at Phillips Academy, Princeton, and Oxford University (the latter on a Rhodes scholarship). He covers his work with the Senate Civil Liberties Committee, Farm Security Administration, Board of Economic Welfare (in occupied Italy), United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, China Aid and Far Eastern programs in the Economic Cooperation Agency, Mutual Security Agency (overseeing the Marshall Plan), The Reporter magazine, NATO (as U.S. ambassador), and Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He talks about his UH tenure, including support for marine sciences, astronomy, and Korean studies; open admissions policy for community colleges; university budget; relationships with the Board of Regents, Governor John Burns, legislature, and newspapers; student activism during the Vietnam War; New College; Caucasian versus local issues; and faculty unionization. Appended to this interview is the text of his University of Hawaii: Prospectus for the Seventies.
writer, government official, U.S. ambassador, professor, dean, University of Hawaii president; Caucasian; male.
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 174 pages
14 hr, 28 min
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Geographic Coverage: Punaluu, Hawaii (island), Minneapolis, Minnesota
Appears in Collections:Presidents of the University of Hawaii: Harlan Cleveland

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