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Preliminary inventory of the Karl R. Bendetsen papers
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Description
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, studies, interview transcripts, minutes, statements, orders, printed matter, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, American military organization and military policy during World War II and the Korean War, subsequent American defense policy, the Strategic Defense Initiative, American foreign policy, and the Champion International Corporation.
Background
American business executive; assistant and under secretary of the Army, 1950-1952; special United States representative to West Germany, 1956; special ambassador to the Philippines, 1956; chairman, Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Defense, 1962; president and chairman of the board, Champion International Corporation, 1952-1973.
Extent
716 manuscript boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 2 album boxes, 2 motion picture film reels, 6 sound cassettes, 1 videotape cassette, 1 framed certificate (313.2 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.