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Abrams, Manuel., 01/01/1950-01/01/1977

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.2

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

Interview transcripts.


  • 01/01/1950-01/01/1977

Collection-level Access Restrictions

The Foreign Affairs Oral History Project transcripts and audio tapes have been returned to the Association for Diplomatic Study and Training in Arlington, Virginia.

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From the Collection: 30 Linear Feet (Hollinger Record Storage boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

1 TMs FAOH transcript, interview of Manuel Abrams by C. S. Kennedy, with discussion of Marshall Plan, Frankfurt, Germany (1950-55); Marshall Plan, Paris, France (1955-58); E Bureau (1959-62); The Hague, the Netherlands (1962-66); Rome, Italy (1967-69); Germany (1950-55); Brussels, Belgium, EEC (1969-72); United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (1974-77). TABLE OF CONTENTS: Commerce Department. Marshall Plan, Frankfurt, Germany (1950-55): German economy; Balance of payments; Possibility of end of aid; HICOG atmosphere. Marshall Plan, Paris (1955-58): Economics of OEEC; Suez Crisis; Role of Department of Treasury; Little American trade promotion; EEC. E Bureau, (1959-62): Deputy director Regional Affairs; OECD; Douglas Dillon and George Ball; Problems with Treasury. The Hague (1962-66): Economic Counselor; Export promotion; Chicken War; West New Guinea as issue; KLM landing rights. Rome (1967-69): Economic Minister; Problems in dealing with Italian Government; Italian economy. Germany (1950-55): Support of U.S. armed forces. Brussels, EEC (1969-72): DCM; British entry into EC; Amb. Robert Schaetzel; Reporting of U.S. embassies in Europe; Rift between Kissinger and Schaetzel; Common Agricultural Policy; U. S. commercial policy and agriculture. Foreign Service inspector (1972-74): Localitis in Mexico; Role of inspectors. UN, Geneva (1974-77): DCM; Exit from ILO; Soviet mission.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

ABRAMS, MANUEL: Manuscript


GERMANY -MARSHALL PLAN -1950-55: Manuscript

MARSHALL PLAN -PARIS, FRANCE (1955-58): Manuscript

FRANCE -MARSHALL PLAN (1955-58): Manuscript

E BUREAU: Manuscript

NETHERLANDS -THE HAGUE -1962-66: Manuscript

ITALY -ROME -1967-69: Manuscript

GERMANY -1950-55: Manuscript

BELGIUM -BRUSSELS -EEC (1969-72): Manuscript





Repository Details

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