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    Orren Beaty Oral History Interview - JFK #10, 1/9/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection9 January 1969

    Beaty discusses conflicts of interest between current and former government employees and industry; public works projects including desalinization, dams, and tidal power; relations between the U.S. and Mexico over water rights to the Colorado River, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    James H. Blundell Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/18/1976
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 February 1976

    Blundell discusses Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1960 presidential primary campaign and vice-presidential campaign, as well as the relationship between Johnson and John F. Kennedy, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Chester B. Bowles Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/1/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 July 1970

    Bowles discusses U.S. ambassadors, his attempts to reorganize the State Department, the Kennedy administration’s failure to support liberal reform movements around the world, and Bowles’ conflicts with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 5/9/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection9 May 1964

    Brown discusses antiballistic missile programs, nuclear-armed aircraft, defense department appropriations, and radar systems, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 5/14/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 May 1964

    Brown discusses the TFX (tactical fighter experimental) airplane, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, and testifying before Congress, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #6, 7/9/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection9 July 1964

    Brown discusses the cancellation of the Skybolt missile program and problems that caused with U.S.-British relations; multilateral military forces; struggles between the Air Force and National Aeronautics and Space Administration over control of the space program; and the lunar program, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William P. Bundy Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 4/25/1972
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 April 1972

    Bundy discusses 1961 and 1963 debates about supporting a coup in Vietnam a trip that Bundy, Robert S. McNamara, Maxwell D. Taylor, and other took to Vietnam to gauge sentiments within the country about Ngo Dinh Diem’s government; the November 1963 coup that overthrew Diem, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Abram J. Chayes Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 6/23/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 June 1964

    Chayes discusses maritime labor laws and flags of convenience, the Satellite Communications Act of 1962, and other domestic and international issues surrounding U.S. satellites, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Allen J. Ellender Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/29/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 August 1967

    Ellender discusses agricultural legislation during the Kennedy administration, international policy regarding Russia, and presidential appointments, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Alain C. Enthoven Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/4/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 June 1971

    Enthoven discusses his impressions of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his work applying systems analysis to Defense Department problems, among other issues.

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