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    Charles R. Burrows Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 9/4/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 September 1970

    Burrows discusses his relations with Honduran President Ramon Villeda Morales and with General Oswaldo Lopez Arellano, the man who overthrew Villeda Morales; Villeda Morales’ 1962 visit to the U.S.; the Bay of Pigs invasion and Honduras’ relations with Cuba; and General Lopez’ 1963 coup d’état; among other issues.

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    Hanlon, Beverly (1966-1968): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection17 October 2015

    Beverly ("Bev") Hanlon served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras from 1966 to 1968. After training in St. Louis, Bev and her husband Joseph C. ("Joe") Hanlon began their volunteer service in the town of Goascoran, near the border with El Salvador. Bev began a preschool for local children and organized a sewing project in which women made baby c...

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    Hanlon, Joseph C. (1966-1968): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection14 October 2015

    Joseph C. ("Joe") Hanlon served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras from 1966 to 1968. Joe and his wife, Beverly J. ("Bev") Hanlon, joined the Peace Corps after Joe completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University. After training in St. Louis, the couple began their service in the town of Goascoran, near the border with El Salvador. Joe’s w...

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    Zoromski, Scott (1978-1980): Oral history interview
    Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection8 April 2016

    Scott Zoromski applied to the Peace Corps after two years of college, hoping the experience would give him clarity on what he wanted to do with his life. After ten weeks of teacher training at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, he continued training in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. As a Peace Corps volunteer, Zoromski taught industrial arts in a secondary...

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    Honduras: General, 1961-1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.31 December 1960-11 December 1962

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning Honduras. Materials concern an informal visit to the United States by President of Honduras Ramón Villeda Morales, and an appointment between President Kennedy and United States Ambassador to Honduras Charles R. Burrows. This f...

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    HO-HT
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox27 January 1961-25 October 1963, undated
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    AR6424-A. White House Reception for the Latin American Diplomatic Corps
    White House Photographs13 March 1961

    Reception for Latin American Diplomats, Officials, and Members of Congress. L-R: Berta Alvarado Puerto; Ambassador of Honduras, Dr. Céleo Dávila; Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Ambassador of Per...

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    AR6424-E. White House Reception for the Latin American Diplomatic Corps
    White House Photographs13 March 1961

    Reception for Latin American Diplomats, Officials, and Members of Congress. Front row, L-R: Foreign Minister of Honduras, Dr. Andrés Alvarado Puerto; Berta Alvarado Puerto; Ambassador of Honduras, Dr. Céleo Dávila; Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guill...

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    AR6424-G. President John F. Kennedy Speaks at White House Reception for the Latin American Diplomatic Corps
    White House Photographs13 March 1961

    Reception for Latin American Diplomats, Officials, and Members of Congress. President John F. Kennedy (at left) addresses the audience from lectern; the President proposed the Alliance for Progress (Alianza para el Progreso), designed to promote economic cooperation between Latin American countries and the United States. Front row of section at rig...

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    AR6424-I. President John F. Kennedy Speaks at White House Reception for the Latin American Diplomatic Corps
    White House Photographs13 March 1961

    Reception for Latin American Diplomats, Officials, and Members of Congress. President John F. Kennedy (at left) addresses the audience from lectern; the President proposed the Alliance for Progress (Alianza para el Progreso), designed to promote economic cooperation between Latin American countries and the United States. Front row of attendees faci...

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