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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William C. Battle Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 3/2/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 March 1970

    Battle discusses the internal politics of the Virginia delegation to the Democratic National Convention in 1956 and 1960; his appointment as ambassador to Australia; conflicts, both active and political, that arose in the South Pacific during his tenure as ambassador, including West New Guinea (West Irian), Malaysian independence, and the Vietnam W...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William C. Battle Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 8/31/2005
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection31 August 2005

    Battle and his wife Barry discuss John F. Kennedy (JFK) during World War II, the P.T. 109 incident, and their friendship with JFK and Robert F. Kennedy, among other issues.

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