Interview with Jasper F. Crane, 1962 June 21 [audio](part 2)

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  • Diversification at DuPont and acquiring the Arlington Company
    Partial Transcript: "Since we've talked I've been reading a book about DuPont... it's not too bad overall."
    Synopsis: Poor quality audio makes Crane very difficult to understand. Crane talks about diversification and modernization of DuPont's corporate structure. He talks about P.S. du Pont.
    Keywords: Corporations; Diversification; Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954; E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Working for DuPont; Knowing Pierre Samuel du Pont
    Partial Transcript: "He was a builder he needed someone else to run it..."
    Synopsis: Crane continues to talk about Pierre Samuel du Pont and his work for DuPont. He talks about the Business Advisory Committee
    Keywords: Business Advisory Committee; Corporations; Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954; Management; U.S. Government
  • Thoughts on General Motors; Thoughts on the government, socialism, and Prohibition
    Partial Transcript: "I never had any direct contact with [GM]..."
    Synopsis: Crane talks about General Motors. He talks about his thoughts on socialism and the U.S. government. He talks about being against Prohibition and his concerns about protecting citizen's rights to their own property.
    Keywords: Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954; General Motors; Management; Prohibition: Liberty League; Raskob, John J. (John Jakob), 1879-1950; Reorganization; Rights; Socialism; U.S. Government