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James F. Byrnes Interview Details November 16, 1959
Summary of Topics Covered:
As chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Byrnes had frequent contacts with Marshall. He discusses Marshall’s skill in building the Army prior to World War II. He notes Marshall’s service as Secretary of State and then Secretary of Defense. The remainder of the tape consists of Pogue summarizing the unrecorded portion of his interview with Byrnes.
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