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Oveta Culp Hobby Interview Details August 28, 1963
Summary of Topics Covered:
Mrs. Hobby opens the interview relating her experience testifying before the Congressional Committee representing the War Department. She talks about the issue of commissioning British and Australian WAACs. Also included in the interview are comments on Mrs. Roosevelt and her “for your information” correspondences, detecting morale on military posts, the issue of women not having warm clothing, and how Marshall would take care of things. Some of Dr. Pogue’s notes from the interview are included.
This interview was originally recorded on 1/4″ Reel to Reel tape.
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