Interview with Daniel E. Nickelson, David Weinman, Robert Curry, January 30, 1991

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Daniel Nickelson, David Weinman, and Robert Curry discuss their involvement with the Office of Economic Opportunity during the War on Poverty in the 1960s. In this interview they discuss their cooperation and conflict with Community Action program director Huey Perry. They talk about differences between poverty programs in various parts of the country and discuss whether there was corruption within the system. They discuss how they chose their field representatives and the volunteers' relationships with local people. They discuss their opinions on the success or failure of the War on Poverty.

Interview Accession

1992oh345_app355

Interviewee Name

Daniel E. Nickelson

David Weinman

Robert Curry

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1991-01-30

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Nickelson, Daniel E. Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 30 Jan. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Nickelson, D.E. (1991, January 30). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Nickelson, Daniel E., interview by Gibbs Kinderman. January 30, 1991, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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