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Gettysburg College

1998

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Interview With Robert D. Hanson, October 2, 1998, Robert D. Hanson, Michael J. Birkner, David Hedrick Oct 1998

Interview With Robert D. Hanson, October 2, 1998, Robert D. Hanson, Michael J. Birkner, David Hedrick

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Robert D. Hanson, son of Gettysburg College President Henry W.A. Hanson, was interviewed on October 2, 1998 by Michael J. Birkner & David Hedrick. He discusses his father's presidency, and what it was like to grow up in Gettysburg College's White House. He also describes his experience as a student in the class of 1939--what it was like to be the son of the president as a student, fraternity life, academics, and his service in World War II.

Length of Interview: 134 minutes

Collection Note: This oral history was selected from the Oral History Collection maintained by Special ...