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    Andrew John Biemiller Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/24/1979
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection24 May 1979

    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.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 12/29/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 December 1972

    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...

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    Archibald Cox Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/25/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 November 1964

    Cox discusses legislative work with the labor movement, and his position as Solicitor General, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Aaron E. Henry Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/13/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 May 1969

    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...

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    Religious literature: Ward, Richard J.
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601958

    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.

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    Labor: AFL-CIO speeches
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19602 August 1959-30 August 1960, undated

    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...

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    November 1959
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19602 November 1959-3 January 1960

    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...

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    Remarks at signing of joint statement on fair practices by unions, 15 November 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 November 1962

    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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    Remarks at the Signing of a Joint Statement on Fair Employment Practices, 15 November 1962
    White House Audio Collection15 November 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House East Room 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 his speech President Kennedy discusses the development of the American labor movement, and commends his audie...

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    Remarks to International Association of Machinists, 5 May 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.May 1963: 3-5

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks at the 75th anniversary banquet for the International Association of Machinists held at the Sheraton-Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President congratulates the organization on the...

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