Covey T. Oliver



Streaming Media


57 minutes

Original Description

An address given at the third general session of the Western Meeting of the National Symposium on the United States Foreign Policy, Portland, Oregon, April 10-13, 1969.


Covey Thomas Oliver served as U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1964-66, and Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, 1967-68. Interspersed with his diplomatic appointments, Oliver taught law at University of Texas at Austin, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Irving [first name unidentified] provided the introduction to the address, which was presented at the third general session of the Western Meeting of the National Symposium on U.S. Foreign Policy in Portland, April 10-13, 1969.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


International relations and culture, Youth

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 4 track


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Transcript added February 24, 2021.

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