Oral history interview with Oscar Schachter

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Oral history interview with Oscar Schachter

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Charles Babbage Institute


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After getting his law degree from Harvard, Oscar Schachter worked on international licensing agreements for a small law firm before going to work for Charles Lecht, the founder of ACT, an early professional services firm. Oscar describes Lecht’s flamboyant personality and some of the unusual projects which ACT performed. ACT had an extensive logistics contract in Iran and Oscar tells about running this project in the Middle East. He talks about ACT’s attempts to diversify and then its gradual business decline. He describes running Creative Socio-Medics and then returning to the general practice of law. Finally, he discusses his extensive activities within ADAPSO.


Transcript, 27 pp.

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Oscar Schachter, OH 389. Oral history interview by Thomas Haigh, 7 May 2004, Needham, Massachusetts. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107622

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Schachter, Oscar. (2004). Oral history interview with Oscar Schachter. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107622.

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