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Boggs discusses National Association for Retarded Children's (NARC) legislative and public policy goals during the 1950s and 1960s, frustration at John F. Kennedy's lack of action on mental retardation during his time in Congress, the inner workings of the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation.
Cooke discusses the creation of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation, and debates over where the research emphasis in the field of mental retardation should lie, among other issues.
Shriver discusses her lobbying efforts for mental retardation, development of task force on health and social welfare, the National Institute of Child Health, the 1963 White House Conference on Mental Retardation.
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