HOLLINGS, ERNEST F., 1922- , INTERVIEWEE

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HOLLINGS, ERNEST F., 1922- , INTERVIEWEE

Transcript and audio of oral history interview, Charleston, S.C., 2008 September 18.
Interviewed by Jack Bass, author, professor and fellow in The Citadel History Department.
Transcript 26 p., 1 CD 1:01:26
Lawyer, Governor of S.C., U.S. Senator, Army officer, Citadel graduate 1942.
Hollings credits The Citadel for preparing him for WWII and life as a politician. He recounts the state's "embarrassing" treatment of returning African-American veterans after WWII. Drawing upon his life in public service, he reflects on contemporary political problems, including the economy, the war in Iraq, the current state of politics and the press.

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Transcript of oral history interview, Charleston, S.C. 2000 August 9.
Final copy prepared 2003 January 21.
Interviewed by Citadel professor of History, David H. White.
Transcript 13 p.
Lawyer, Governor of S.C., U.S. Senator, Army officer, Citadel graduate 1942.
Relates to Senator Hollings' active duty service, 1942-1945, as a commissioned officer in the 353rd and 457th Anti-Air Craft Artillery Battalions, United States Army and Overseas duty in North Africa. Corsica, France, Germany, and Austria. The transcript of this 2000 interview is located in A2003.11.2

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