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    Ruth M. Batson Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/24/1979
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection24 January 1979

    Batson discusses John F. Kennedy's (JFK) senate and presidential campaigns, disappointment over JFK’s civil rights record, and the 1962 Senate race between Edward Moore Kennedy and Edward J. McCormack, Jr., among other issues.

  • 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 #3, 3/23/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 March 1970

    Battle discusses the effect of racism and John F. Kennedy's (JFK) Catholicism on the 1960 primary and presidential elections in West Virginia and Virginia; JFK’s presidential campaigns in those states; Howard W. Smith’s control of the House Rules Committee; and Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Chester B. Bowles Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/1/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 July 1970

    Bowles discusses U.S. ambassadors, his attempts to reorganize the State Department, the Kennedy administration’s failure to support liberal reform movements around the world, and Bowles’ conflicts with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    John J. Burns Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 2/25/1970
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 February 1970

    Burns discusses Lyndon Baines Johnson’s hostility towards Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) and RFK’s associates; and RFK's involvement in the 1965 New York City mayoral race, the 1966 New York gubernatorial race, and the 1967 New York constitutional convention, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Lucius D. Clay Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/1/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 July 1964

    Clay discusses Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1961 visit to Berlin, the Berlin Wall crisis, and John F. Kennedy’s special committee to study foreign aid, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Charles U. Daly Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/5/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection5 April 1966

    Daly discusses his role as a congressional liaison, staffing issues, congressional reform, civil rights, and President John F. Kennedy’s personal friendships, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Justin N. Feldman Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 10/23/1969
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 October 1969

    Feldman discusses his role in JFK’s presidential campaign in New York state, the organization of the campaign in New York, contact with RFK after he became attorney general, and discussing a run for the Senate in New York, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Myer Feldman Oral History Interview - JFK #9, 8/20/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 August 1966

    Feldman discusses developing a plan for the refugee problem, the secret mission to Israel to work for peace, and further initiatives to solve the refugee problem during the Kennedy Administration, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    K. Dun Gifford Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 1/5/1973
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection5 January 1973

    Gifford discusses the 1968 campaign strategy for the South, raising and distributing money, and the press operation and strategy after the California primary, among other issues.

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