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Batt, William L. (William Loren), 1916-2004(1)
Cohen, Wilbur (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987(1)
Halleck, Charles (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986(1)
Peterson, Esther (Esther Eggertsen), 1906-1997(1)
Political campaign, 1960(2)
United States. Congress. House of Representatives(1)
United States. Department of Commerce. Area Redevelopment Administration(1)
United States. Department of Health, Education and Welfare(1)
United States. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Social Security Administration(1)
Batt discusses the legislation authorizing the Accelerated Public Works Program and the Program itself, the Appalachian Program, and the Area Redevelopment Administration’s relationship with various interest groups, 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.
Halleck discusses working with John F. Kennedy as Congressman and President, from 1947-1963, Congress’ reaction to the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, and JFK’s effectiveness with Congress, among other issues.
Peterson discusses labor support for John F. Kennedy in the 1960 presidential campaign; her appointment to the Labor Department, other Kennedy administration appointees; the President’s Commission on the Status of Women; and legislation about equal pay for women.
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