Guide to the Oral history interview with Jeffrey P. Hart, 1997 July 15 - 1997 July 18Manuscript DOH-11

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Jeffrey Hart is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Jane L. Carroll during July 1997. The entire interview runs for approximately four hours and covers his time at Dartmouth as a student, his own writings and his connections to political figures such as Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon. He also spoke B.A.out Dartmouth events such as the study of the canon, the shanty protests, the founding of The Dartmouth Review and the controversies surrounding that newspaper, and the advent of diversity on campus. He discusses the athletic programs, the elimination of the Indian Symbol and the presidencies of John Kemeny, David McLaughlin and James Freedman.

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