Interview with Phillip T. Parkerson, November 4, 2019
Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection
Philip T. Parkerson, a historian and retired U.S. Foreign Service official, begins by discussing his early life in Eastman, Georgia, U.S. Navy service during the Vietnam War, and education at the University of Georgia. Parkerson joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1983. Most of this interview examines his life and career working in several South American nations from the 1980s through the early 2000s. It concludes with a brief exploration of Parkerson’s work since retiring from the foreign service.
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Phillip T. Parkerson and Sheryl Vogt, “Interview with Phillip T. Parkerson, November 4, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 8, 2023, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL175OHD/RBRL175OHD-041.