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James W. Powder Interview Details October 19, 1959
Summary of Topics Covered:
Sgt. Powder portrays the very human, personal side of Marshall. He describes his anticipation of Marshall’s needs and wants, and the details of day-to-day life and travel. He discusses the morning of Pearl Harbor. In many unabashedly human anecdotes, Powder’s self-effacing manner and his deep fondness of and affection for Marshall are very apparent.
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Forest Pogue recorded audio of this interview. The original tape and a digitized version are available from the George C. Marshall Research Library. Please contact the library to obtain a copy.
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