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John Galbraith

About the Interviewee: 
Professor of Economics Harvard Univ. and Princeton. Advisor to John F Kennedy and US Ambassador to India 1961-63

This interview was conducted by Ed Brubaker, who flew in his private plane to the Galbraith home in the Vermont countryside. Dr. Galbraith speaks of growing up on his family farm in Elgin County, and what prompted him to enrol in the OAC He discusses his life at the College and what led him into the discipline of economics, as well as the influence of two English professors on his enthusiasm for writing. He describes his career as a teacher at the University of California at Berkeley and at Harvard. His comments on his association with a number of Canadian Prime Ministers and US Presidents makes for interesting reading.

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Interview Date: 
E. Brubaker
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340111