Audio interviews

  • Interviews of public figures who worked with or knew Jean Monnet, made possible by the Erasmus prize, which was awarded to Jean Monnet by the Erasmus Foundation in Amsterdam in 1977. The Foundation possesses both the sound recordings and transcripts of these interviews, which are freely accessible to researchers.
Hervé Alphand
France, 17 June, 1981, by Roger Massip.Yvonne Anthony
France, 25 July, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

George W. Ball
United States, 15 July, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Rainer Barzel
Germany, 18 January, 1984, by Hans J. Küsters.

Winrich Behr
Germany, 10 November, 1983, by Hans J. Küsters.

Georges Berthoin
France, 15 October, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

Hubert Beuve-Méry
France, 18 January, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

Libert Bou
France, 9 November, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

Robert R. Bowie
United States, 16 June, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Willy Brandt
Germany, 20 June, 1983, by Veronika Isenberg.

Karl Carstens
Germany, 23 April, 1985, by Hans J. Küsters.

Bernard Clappier
France, 11 November, 1980, by Roger Massip.

Stanley Cleveland
United States, 12 June, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Maurice Couve de Murville
France, 16 January, 1984, by Antoine Marès.

Paul Delouvrier
France, 3 June, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

Wolfgang Ernst
Germany, 6 November, 1984, by Hans J. Küsters.

Katharina Focke
Germany, 24 June, 1983, by Max Kohnstamm and Veronika Isenberg.

André Fontaine
France, 18 July, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

François Fontaine
France, April, 1982, by Antoine Marès.

Jean Fourastié
France, 6 May, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

Henri Frenay
France, 2 December, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

Katherine Graham
United States, 28 July, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Hans von der Groeben

Germany, 15 December, 1983, by Hans J. Küsters.

Fritz Hellwig
Germany, 24 November, 1983, by Hans J. Küsters.

Etienne Hirsch
France, 2 July, 1980 and 10 November, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

Max Isenbergh
United States, 20 April, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Fernand Javel
France, 22 March, 1979, by François Fontaine and Jacques-René Rabier.

Louis Joxe
France, May, 1982, by Roger Massip.

Léon Kaplan
France, 28 April, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

Milton Katz
United States, 28 January, 1988, by Leonard Tennyson.

Kurt Georg Kiesinger
Germany, 28 March, 1985, by Hans J. Küsters.

Maurice Lagrange
France, 28 September, 1980, by Antoine Marès.

Jean-Louis Mandereau
France, 14 January, 1983, by Antoine Marès.

Robert Marjolin
France, 24 November, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

John J. McCloy
United States, 15 July, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Erich Mende
Germany, 18 November, 1983, by Hans J. Küsters.

Pierre Mendès France
France, 29 January, 1981, by Roger Massip.
Aline Ramsay (née Monnet)
France, 6 and 21 September, 1991, by Leonard Tennyson.

Robert Nathan
United States, 18 December, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Henry Owen
United States, 30 June, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Antoine Pinay
France, 28 October, 1981, by Roger Massip.

René Pleven
France, 27 March, 1980, by Roger Massip, and 28 May, 1980, by
Antoine Marès and François Fontaine.

Edwin Plowden
Great Britain, 2 February, 1982, by Richard Mayne.

Jacques-René Rabier
France, 1 October, 1981, by Antoine Marès.

Paul Reuter
France, 7 August, 1980, by Antoine Marès.

Eugene Rostow
United States, 12 November, 1987, by Leonard Tennyson.

Josef Rust and Hans von der Groeben
Germany, 13 October, 1988, by Hans J. Küsters.

Ulrich Sahm
Germany, 27 February, 1984, by Hans J. Küsters.

Robert Schaetzel
United States, 24 March, 1982, by Leonard Tennyson.

Helmut Schmidt
Germany, 9 March, 1988, by Hans J. Küsters.

Shepard Stone
United States, 23 July, 1982, by Leonard Tennyson.

John Tuthill
United States, 15 April, 1981, by Leonard Tennyson.

Pierre Uri
France, 13 October, 1980, by Antoine Marès.

  •  Series of interviews with Alexandre Marc carried out in Paris from 1993–1994 by Professor Bernard Voyenne. The collection comprises a total of 18 hours of interviews revealing Alexandre Marc’s thoughts and work, donated by himself to the Jean Monnet for Europe Foundation in June, 1994.
  •  Interviews of public figures who worked to draft the Treaties of Rome, carried out under the auspices of the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Rome, La Sapienza, and the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe in Lausanne, led by Ambassador Roberto Ducci and Professor Maria Grazia Melchionni:

Achille Albonetti
Italy, 26 November, 1984.

Vittorio Badini Confalonieri
Italy, 30 October, 1984.

Franco Bobba
Italy, 11 and 13 February, 1984.

Roberto Ducci
Italy, 22 October, 1984.

Maurice Faure
France, 20 September, 1984.
Emanuele Gazzo
Belgium, 26 May, 1984.

Hans von der Groeben
Germany, 22 May, 1984.

Johannes Linthorst Homan
Netherlands, 1 and 2 March, 1984.

Max Kohnstamm
Netherlands, 27 September, 1984.

Robert Marjolin
France, 21 September, 1984.

Ulrich Meyer-Cording
Germany, 23 May, 1984.

Emile Noël
France, 22 September, 1984.
Pierre Pescatore
Luxembourg, 21 May, 1984.

Robert Rothschild
Belgium, 28 May, 1984.

Jean-Charles Snoy et d’Oppuers
Belgium, 25 May, 1984.

Pierre Uri
France, 21 September, 1984.

Ernst van der Beugel
Belgium, 26 September, 1984.

Pierre Werner
Luxembourg, 21 May, 1984.

  • Interviews of Jean Monnet’s secretaries, Dory Zingg, Françoise Schonfeld, and Christiane Mazerand, by Professor Maria Grazia Melchionni and Minister Guido Lenzi, conducted in Paris on 3 January, 1994 and 26 February, 1996.

 

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