Oral Histories

Interview of L. Dale Coffman

Dean of the UCLA School of Law. Interviewed because of connection to UCLA Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Subtitle:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Series:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UC Regents
Interviewer:
Wutkee, Winston
Interviewee:
Coffman, L. Dale
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:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Series Statement:
This series contains reminiscences of individuals who knew University of California Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Abstract:
L. Dale Coffman on his memories of Edward A. Dickson: Dedication of UCLA School of Law, 1951; meeting Dickson; loyalty oath controversy; John Caughey; Lawrence Clark Powell; Roscoe Pound and Owen D. Young; Dickson's admiration for Robert Taft and Douglas MacArthur; communists on campus.