Oral Histories

Interview of Richard D. Goldstone

Subtitle:
UCLA Student Leaders: Richard D. Goldstone
Series:
UCLA Student Leaders
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Interviewer:
Treleven, Dale E.
Interviewee:
Goldstone, Richard D.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series document the experiences and activities of student leaders at UCLA beginning in 1919, when the institution was named University of California, Southern Branch. This series was funded in part by Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA).
Abstract:
Childhood in New York City; moves to Los Angeles; early interest in writing; first years at UCLA Westwood campus; exclusionary policies of fraternities and sororities; religion and race among fraternities; student sexual mores; drinking during Prohibition; Ernest Carroll Moore; left-wing politics on campus; impact of the Depression; controversies surrounding the Daily Bruin; Hell's Bells; Bruin writing leads to screenwriting career; working for Office of Production Management during World War II; making a film for the Institute for Cancer and Blood Research; Goldstone's own battle against cancer.