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Bowles, Chester (Chester Bliss), 1901-1986(1)
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Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968(1)
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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.
Farmer discusses the 1960 presidential campaign; the relationship between Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the John F. Kennedy (JFK) administration, interactions with Robert F. Kennedy and the Justice Department, the Freedom Rides and other civil rights actions; and JFK’s impact on civil rights, among other issues.
This interview focuses on Seigenthaler's role as administrative assistant, Justice Department reforms and appointments, tax and antitrust cases, and civil rights, among other issues.
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