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    United Nations Photograph Collection
    1953-1964

    Photographs, 1953-1965. 8” x 10” black-and-white prints of images created by the United Nations featuring John F. Kennedy at the United Nations in 1961 and 1963, as well as publicity images of international United Nations projects.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Edmund A. Gullion Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/23/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 July 1964

    In this interview Gullion discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] views on the roles of U.S. Ambassadors and diplomatic missions; Gullion’s work in the Congo, 1961-1963; JFK’s views of the Congo and of Africa; UN policy in the Congo and the U Thant plan; and Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula and Katangese secession, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Edmund A. Gullion Oral History Interview - JFK #6, 4/29/1977
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 April 1977

    In this interview Gullion discusses the State Department’s staff for Africa; the U.S. policy towards the Congo and Katangese secession; the process of and difficulties with arranging a meeting between Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula at Kitona Air Base; and UN military operations and other actions in the Congo, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Lord Harlech (William David Ormsby-Gore) Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/12/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection12 March 1965

    In this interview, Lord Harlech discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] early opinions on disarmament; dealings with Nikita S. Khrushchev and the Soviet Union; the Cuban crisis; issues with selling and testing American missiles; how JFK’s relationship with British Prime Minister M. Harold Macmillan developed over time and how they worked together on spec...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Parker T. Hart Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 6/10/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 June 1970

    In this interview Hart discusses Ellsworth Bunker’s mission in Saudi Arabia; meetings between Bunker and Prime Minister Faisal; Faisal’s distrust of Gamal Abdel Nasser and Egyptian inaction in regards to the agreement reached with Bunker; difficulties with the U.S. Department of Defense over the agreement to train Saudi pilots and use American mili...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Kathryn G. Heath Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/27/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 July 1971

    In this interview Heath discusses how she came to join the Office of Education; the leadership within the Office of Education and different ideas on how it should be run; other agencies within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]; changes in the status and administration of HEW; various pieces of education legislation; the 1954 Sup...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29-3/1/1964
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 February 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses beginning John F. Kennedy's [JFK] presidential Administration with no political obligations; carefully picking Cabinet members, specifically Secretaries of State, Defense, and Treasury; RFK’s decision on what role to play in JFK’s Administration; JFK’s unhappiness with Dean Rusk as Secretary of St...

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  • Digitized Photographic Image
    ST-A36-1-62. President John F. Kennedy Meets with United Nations Officials
    White House Photographs19 January 1962

    President John F. Kennedy meets with United Nations (UN) officials. (L-R) President Kennedy; UN Secretary General U Thant; United States Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson. Suite 42A, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, New York.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    ST-A36-2-62. President John F. Kennedy Meets with United Nations Officials
    White House Photographs19 January 1962

    President John F. Kennedy meets with United Nations (UN) officials. (L-R) President Kennedy; UN Secretary General U Thant; United States Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson. Suite 42A, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, New York.

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