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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Dean G. Acheson Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/27/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 April 1964

    Acheson talks about foreign policy matters during the John F. Kennedy administration and his advice and activities during that time. He also reads the text of several letters he wrote to JFK.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Wesley Barthelmes Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 5/20/1969
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 May 1969

    Barthelmes discusses relations between Robert F. Kennedy's (RFK) senate office and different news outlets and reporters, RFK’s personality and eccentricities, and his rapport with different groups that he spoke to, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Wesley Barthelmes Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 6/5/1969
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection5 June 1969

    Barthelmes discusses conflicts and negotiations between Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) & Edith Green, about juvenile delinquency legislation and programs, the relationship between Kennedy family members and their staff, and impressions of RFK’s character and personality.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Lucius D. Battle Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 8/27/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 August 1968

    Battle discusses the Bureau of Cultural Affairs, including the Inter-Agency Youth Committee and Robert F. Kennedy’s involvement in youth affairs, and Battle’s efforts to improve the status of the Bureau.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William C. Battle Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 3/23/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 March 1970

    Battle discusses the effect of racism and John F. Kennedy's (JFK) Catholicism on the 1960 primary and presidential elections in West Virginia and Virginia; JFK’s presidential campaigns in those states; Howard W. Smith’s control of the House Rules Committee; and Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Edwin R. Bayley Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 12/19/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection19 December 1968

    Bayley discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), the Peace Corps, including the staffing, controversies and scandals, the difficulties of getting Congress to allocate money for foreign aid, the Alliance for Progress, and R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., and mental retardation.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Orren Beaty Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 10/31/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection31 October 1969

    Beaty discusses appointments to the Interior Department and problems Stewart Udall ran into early in his tenure as Secretary, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Orren Beaty Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 11/7/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 November 1969

    Beaty discusses members of the Interior Department staff under Stewart Udall and the influence that outside constituencies had on appointments, particularly within the Bureau of Mines and Bureau of Mineral Resources, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack L. Bell Oral History interview - JFK #1, 4/19/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection19 April 1966

    Bell discusses his contacts with and impressions of John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a senator, JFK’s relationship with Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson, and JFK’s assassination, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William B. Benton Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/18/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 July 1964

    Benton discusses his memories of John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a senator, his impressions of JFK’s political and intellectual skill, and problems that Benton encountered with U.S. political appointments to United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), among other issues.

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