Miller Center

Anthony Solomon

Speaker: Anthony Solomon
Date: November 18, 1968
Served as Counsel to AID and Chairman of the U.S. mission to Bolivia (1963). Special Counsel to President Kennedy and Chairman of the Presidential Mission to U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (1963). Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs and Deputy Assistant Administrator of AID (1964-1965). Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs beginning in 1965 and through the time of the interview in 1968. Discusses the President?s working relationship with assistant secretaries, coordination of Bureau of Economic Affairs, resolutions of differences between agencies, foreign trade, balance of payments, the Deming Group, gold market, foreign restrictions on American investments, and the Dominican Republic Crisis of 1965.