Samuel L. Adams--Endacott Society Interview

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Title

Samuel L. Adams--Endacott Society Interview

Subject

Journalism
Korean War (1950-1953)
Clutch Plague
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Adams, Samuel L., 1926-
University of Kansas

Description

Samuel L. Adams, professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1973-1999, describes his childhood in a highly segregated southern Georgia town and touches on the Clutch Plague's effects on his family. He recounts his participation in the Korean War as part of the USO, and his career as a journalist. Adams recalls how he was brought to KU to legitimize the journalism department and profession and his efforts to recruit minority students.

Creator

Adams, Samuel L,interviewee
Pickett, Calder M.,interviewer

Date

2000-03-08

Coverage

Kansas--Lawrence

Citation

Adams, Samuel L,interviewee and Pickett, Calder M.,interviewer, “Samuel L. Adams--Endacott Society Interview,” In Their Own Words: Selected Interviews from the Endacott Society Oral History Collection, accessed July 25, 2017, https://endacott.lib.ku.edu/items/show/1403.