James Griffith Oral History Interview


James Griffith Oral History Interview
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James Griffith Oral History Interview
Four Men of Peace and an Episcopalian
May 30 1992
In this interview, James describes his decision to become a conscientious objector and the effect of Pearl Harbor on public opinion. He recalls completing clerical tasks at Camp Glendora and supervising the violent ward at Connecticut State Hospital. He further explains how medical procedures and treatments, like shock therapy and insulin use, were in experimental stages in the 1940s.
1h 25m 56s
James Griffith, Interview, National Home Front Project, Washington College, Chestertown Maryland.
Interview was recorded by Dorothy Nichols through Four Men of Peace and Episcopalian for the Starr Center of the American Experience National Homefront Project.
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