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Biemiller discusses the Kennedy and Johnson administrations’ legislative records, particularly on labor issues; specific issues and pieces of legislation; civil rights; and the labor movement’s relationship with the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, among other issues.
In this interview Conway discusses getting Martin Luther King out of jail in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963; Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] view of King and his actions; the March on Washington; working with RFK and the Justice Department on civil rights legislation; Walter Reuther; Conway’s decision to leave John F. Kennedy’s Administration and working o...
Cox discusses legislative work with the labor movement, and his position as Solicitor General, among other issues.
In this interview Henry discusses how he first got involved in civil rights activity and how he became an active leader in the NAACP; contact with the Justice Department during the Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration; the FBI investigation into Henry and into the civil rights movement; Henry’s relationship with Medgar Evers; voting rights and voter...
This interview focuses on the labor movement’s relationship with the John F. Kennedy [JFK] administration and the Labor-Management Advisory Committee, among other topics.
This interview focuses on John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] time as a senator, the labor movement’s support for JFK during his presidential campaign, and Meany’s personal recollections of JFK, among other topics.
This folder contains an abstract of Richard J. Ward’s dissertation, “The Role of the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists in the American Labor Movement,” concerning the relationship between the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists and the labor movement in the United States.
This folder contains speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy at conventions of the ALF-CIO (American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations) in California, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, and Oregon. Topics include legislation for unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, and care for the aged; effects of automation on the labor i...
This folder contains excerpts and press releases of speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy. Topics include nuclear weapons testing, urban affairs, Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev’s visit to the United States, federal student loans, the Democratic Party’s farm program, Africa, and the labor movement. Also included is a speech concerning a g...
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks upon the signing of The Joint Statement on Union Program for Fair Practices by Vice President Lyndon Johnson and the presidents of several labor unions in the White House East Room. In his speech t...
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