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Amos comments upon West Virginia politics and the reaction to the Kennedy Administration, and offers reflections on John F. Kennedy as a candidate and as a President, among other issues.
Bayley discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), the Peace Corps, including the staffing, controversies and scandals, the difficulties of getting Congress to allocate money for foreign aid, the Alliance for Progress, and R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., and mental retardation.
Chapman discusses the 1956 and 1960 Democratic National Conventions, his part in organizing the 1960 Kennedy for President campaign in West Virginia, and anti-Catholicism, among other issues.
Cohen discusses assisting John F. Kennedy (JFK) in drafting Social Security and welfare legislation, JFK’s Task Force on Health and Social Security, and his own confirmation as Assistant Secretary for Legislation in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, among other issues.
Faubus discusses his support for John F. Kennedy during the 1956 vice presidential campaign, the 1960 presidential campaign, Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to Osceola, and Faubus’ stance on the civil rights actions, among other topics.
This folder contains an edited draft of a section on President and Virginia Senator John Tyler for use in the chapter "Other Men of Political Courage" in John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage.
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