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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Badi Foster

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Academic administrator and nonprofit chief executive Badi G. Foster was born on September 29, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his B.A. degree in international relations from the University of Denver and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Princeton University. From 1973 until 1982, Foster worked for Harvard University, and from 1982 to 1993, for Aetna Life and Casualty. In 1994, he founded and became president and CEO of Transport America. Returning to academia, he was hired as director of the Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University in 1998. In 2000, he was appointed president and CEO of the Phelps-Stokes Fund. In 2014, he became a fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University's Hutchins Center; and, a visiting scholar at Northwestern University's Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies. His works on politics and cultural affairs have been widely published.
Performers
Amy Billingsley, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
187 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Badi Foster
Badi Foster
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2003 January 25.
Description
1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 6 min., 40 sec.)) : sound, color
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