Interview with John Sherman Cooper, May 15, 1982

Project: John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project

Interview Summary

The interview begins with JSC recalling extensively the details of Nixon choices for a running mate in 1960. The Depressed Areas bill had lacked presidential support and was vetoed by Eisenhower. In 1961, the bill was back under consideration, this time with presidential approval. JSC discusses his unique relationship with JFK. JSC was always active on education and civil rights issues. He briefly characterizes some foreign policy issues of the Eisenhower and Kennedy presidential administrations.

Interview Accession

1982oh070_coop044

Interviewee Name

John Sherman Cooper

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1982-05-15

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Cooper, John Sherman Interview by William Cooper. 15 May. 1982. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cooper, J.S. (1982, May 15). Interview by W. Cooper. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cooper, John Sherman, interview by William Cooper. May 15, 1982, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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