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    Myer Feldman Oral History Interview - JFK #11, 7/29/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 July 1976

    Feldman discusses recognizing Yemen, the Jordan River dispute, and selling Hawk missiles to the Israelis, among other issues.

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    Parker T. Hart Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/15/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection15 April 1969

    In this interview Hart discusses his tenure as the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia including King Saud’s visits to the United States for medical treatment beginning in 1961; the issue of the Dhahran Airfield and the American military’s use of it; the creation of the Saudi cabinet and political leadership and the transition to Faisal [Faisal, King o...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Parker T. Hart Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/27/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 May 1969

    In this interview Hart discusses dealing with Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser including shifts in U.S. aid in Egypt; how Nasser would play the United States and the Soviet Union against each other for Egypt’s benefit; Nasser’s ambitions for the neighboring countries and the Saudi reaction to Egypt’s actions in the Arabian Peninsula; the increase...

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    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...

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    John D. Jernegan Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/12/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection12 March 1969

    In this interview Jernegan discusses John F. Kennedy’s 1957 speech on Algeria; working as the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq; the transition between Administrations in the State Department, 1960; Abd al-Karim Qasim and Iraqi politics; Soviet involvement and influence in Iraq; the Kuwait problem; the Iraqi government and Israel; U.S. policy in regard to oi...

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    Robert W. Komer Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/16/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 July 1964

    In this interview Komer discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] personal diplomacy with the United Arab Republic [UAR] through letters; normalizing U.S.-Egypt relations; the Yemen conflict and U.S. interests; negotiating Yemen with M. Harold Macmillan and the attempt to have the United Kingdom recognize the Yemen Republic; dealing with Gamal Abdel Nasser...

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    Robert W. Komer Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 9/3/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection3 September 1964

    In this interview Komer discusses negotiating disengagement with Gamal Abdel Nasser and Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] involvement in the Yemen crisis and the negotiations with Nasser and Faisal; U.S. New Guinea policy and the Dutch-Indonesian conflict; JFK and counterinsurgency; Komer and police programs as part of U.S. coun...

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    Robert W. Komer Oral History Interview - JFK #5, 12/22/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 December 1969

    In this interview Komer discusses working with McGeorge Bundy; the “inner circle” of the Bundy State Department; Komer’s major contacts; the intelligence system; the power and responsibilities of the State Department; how Bundy screened what President John F. Kennedy [JFK] would see; relations with other key officials; Robert F. Kennedy and foreign...

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    Saudi Arabia: General, 1961-1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.21 January 1961-8 January 1963

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning Saudi Arabia (officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). Materials in this folder include memoranda, background information on Saudi Arabia, biographical information on King Saud and members of his party, and correspon...

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    SA-SCG
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox29 January 1961-6 November 1963, undated
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