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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Peter B. Edelman Oral History Interview - RFK #7, 2/13/1973
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 February 1973

    Eldelman discusses the 1966 New York transit strike, the 1966 minimum wage bill, and reflects on his work for Robert F. Kennedy, among other issues.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Labor: Minimum wage bill
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196016 February 1959

    This folder contains a statement made by Senator John F. Kennedy on the floor of the United States Senate upon the introduction of the Kennedy-Morse-Roosevelt Minimum Wage Bill, which improves upon the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 by raising the Federal minimum wage and extending coverage of the law to additional workers.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Correspondence
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960April 1960: 20-26, undated

    This folder contains letters concerning Senator John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign, the minimum wage bill, and steam versus coal power in West Virginia.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Washington, D.C., 1 September 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601 September 1960

    This folder contains transcripts of a press conference held by Senator John F. Kennedy in the Caucus Room of the Senate Office Building. Senator Kennedy answered questions from the press regarding civil rights legislation, right-to-work laws, the minimum wage bill, Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev’s visit to the United States, and the cost of...

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