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Interviewee:Robert Coles
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Robert Coles, October 24, 1974. Interview B-0002.
Child Psychologist and Pioneering Oral Historian Discusses Methodologies of Oral History: Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist and writer at Harvard who was a pioneer in the emerging field of academic oral history during the 1960s and 1970s. In this interview, Coles discusses the purposes of oral history, his thoughts on academia and writing, and methodologies of oral history, especially in reference to the use of tape recorders.
Interviewee: Robert Coles    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall
Duration: 01:26:00     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 3 excerpts.