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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    W. Averell Harriman Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 1/17/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 January 1965

    In this interview Harriman discusses his position in the State Department as a roving ambassador, including his flexibility in making decisions in the field, and traveling around the world; John F. Kennedy's [JFK] conception of the Soviet Union; interactions with Souvanna Phouma and changes in general opinion of him; evaluating options for American...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    W. Averell Harriman Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 6/6/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 June 1965

    In this interview, Harriman discusses American opinion on negotiations in Laos; U.S. negotiations and objectives in Indonesia; American relations with Achmed Sukarno; friction between the State Department and the Pentagon over who should control the situation in Vietnam, civilians or the military; Ngo Dinh Diem and the military coup that overthrew ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Kenneth T. Young Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/25/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 February 1969

    In this interview Young discusses issues with American policy in Southeast Asia and the need for more informed decision makers; the process of his appointment as Ambassador to Thailand; Thai distrust over French actions in SEATO [South East Asia Treaty Organization] and inaction in Laos; and the various debates over U.S. actions in Laos and Thailan...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Events: *27 July 1962, Luncheon (stag), Prince Souvanna Phouma of Laos
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. FoxJuly 1962: 17-31, undated
  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Toast of the President to Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma of Laos, 27 July 1962
    White House Audio Collection27 July 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s toast to Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister of Laos, at a luncheon in the White House State Dining Room. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos signed in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR7382-B. President John F. Kennedy with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma
    White House Photographs27 July 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma; three unidentified photographers stand in background. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C22956. President John F. Kennedy with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma
    White House Photographs27 July 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma; U.S. State Department interpreter, Edmund S. Glenn, stands in center. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C22957. President John F. Kennedy with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma
    White House Photographs27 July 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma; U.S. State Department interpreter, Edmund S. Glenn, stands behind President Kennedy. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C22958. President John F. Kennedy with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma
    White House Photographs27 July 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma. Standing in background (L-R): unidentified photographer; U.S. State Department interpreter, Edmund S. Glenn; Director of the Office of Southeast Asian Affairs, Henry L. T. Koren; unidentified photographer (mostly out of frame). Oval Office, Whi...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C22959. President John F. Kennedy with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma
    White House Photographs27 July 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets with Prime Minister of Laos, Prince Souvanna Phouma; two unidentified photographers stand in background. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. [Scratches on image are original to the negative.]

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