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Badeau, John S. (John Stothoff), 1903-1995(1)
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Badeau discusses his and John F. Kennedy’s relationship with Gamal Abdel Nasser; conflicts in Yemen, Jordan, and Kuwait during his tenure as ambassador; U.S. aid to the UAR; and the pro-Israel lobby in the U.S.
Benton discusses his memories of John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a senator, his impressions of JFK’s political and intellectual skill, and problems that Benton encountered with U.S. political appointments to United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), among other issues.
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.
Coerr discusses the Bay of Pigs and its effect on White House-State Department relations, U.S. relations with the Dominican Republic and Uruguay, and the formation of the Alliance of Progress, among other issues.
Haddad discusses working with Sargent Shriver, Jr. for the Peace Corps during JFK’s administration, funding and support, and it’s relationship with the White House and Department of State, among other issues.
In this interview, he discusses Roger Hilsman’s 1963 speech on firm policies towards China, the changing approaches to foreign policy in Southeast Asia between the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and the conflicting ideologies on U.S. involvement in Vietnam, among other issues.
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