ERIC Number: EJ420693
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Oral History: Playing by the Rules.
Oshinsky, David M.
Journal of American History, v77 n2 p609-14 Sep 1990
Describes oral history interviewing techniques that the author used to research his biography of Joseph McCarthy before the American Historical Association (AHA) issued its seven guidelines on interview use. These guidelines focus on taping sessions, signed releases, written transcripts, respecting human dignity, and placing materials in archive collections. Reprints AHA's guidelines in appendix. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A