Interview with Stuart Symington, June 9, 1980

Project: John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Symington discusses his own impressions of JSC, along with those of President Truman, Alben Barkley and others. According to Symington, Cooper rather enjoyed campaigning. Cooper's and Symington's only disagreement in the Senate was over the appointment of Julius Holmes to ambassador of Iran. The discussion turns to partisan politics in conclusion. Symington claims that he and Cooper were conservative on financial issues and liberal when it came to people.

Interview Accession

1980oh124_coop025

Interviewee Name

Stuart Symington

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1980-06-09

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Symington, Stuart Interview by William Cooper. 09 Jun. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Symington, S. (1980, June 09). Interview by W. Cooper. John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Symington, Stuart, interview by William Cooper. June 09, 1980, John Sherman Cooper Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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