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    Louis E. Martin Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/14/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 March 1966

    In this interview Martin discusses joining John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign and his role, including working with other campaign staff members; JFK and civil rights; using the issue of civil rights in the campaign; African-American leadership and the Democratic Party in the 1960 campaign; getting civil rights leaders involved in th...

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    Louis E. Martin Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 4/7/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 April 1966

    In this interview Martin discusses African American voters in the 1960 presidential election; dealing with African American press during John F. Kennedy's [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; Lyndon B. Johnson’s vice-presidential nomination and African American press; getting prominent African Americans to endorse JFK; the telephone call from JFK to C...

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    Louis E. Martin Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 5/11/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 May 1966

    In this interview Martin discusses helping fill government positions after John F. Kennedy [JFK] is elected President, 1960; the appointment of African American judges, including Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court; providing African American candidates for different agency positions; civil rights crises during JFK’s Administration; Lee White as...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Kennedy's Call to King Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1988
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1988

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