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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Simeon S. Booker Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/27/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 April 1967

    Booker discusses African Americans’ disappointment with and distrust of John F. Kennedy (JFK) due to his lack of action on civil rights in Congress; his experience with the 1960 Kennedy-for-President campaign, JFK and Robert F. Kennedy's awareness of civil rights during the Presidency.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Arthur A. Chapin Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/24/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection24 February 1967

    Chapin he discusses his work on behalf of the Democratic National Committee for the 1960 Democratic National Convention, the 1960 Kennedy-for-President campaign’s voter registration drive, and campaign efforts towards African American voters, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Isaac N. Coggs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/8/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection8 December 1965

    Coggs discusses the 1960 Democratic primary campaign in Wisconsin in Milwaukee’s North Side, John F. Kennedy's positions on civil rights, and Humphrey H. Humphrey’s Wisconsin campaigning efforts, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    John G. Feild Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/16/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 January 1967

    Feild discusses the 1960 Democratic National Convention, 1960 Presidential campaign, the President’s Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, and Plans for Progress, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Fred A. Forbes Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 3/4/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 March 1966

    Forbes discusses the West Virginia campaign, Norman Vincent Peale’s speech and religion, and traveling with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Burke Marshall Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 1/19-20/70
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History CollectionJanuary 1970: 19-20

    Marshall discusses his work on civil rights issues with Robert F. Kennedy during their time in the Department of Justice, FBI’s use of wiretapping and other electronic surveillance against Martin Luther King, Jr.; and Robert Kennedy's 1964 Senate and 1968 Presidential campaigns.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    John L. Seigenthaler Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 2/21/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection21 February 1966

    Interview focuses on the activities of the 1960 presidential campaign, campaign expenditures, the vice presidency, campaign volunteers, citizens’ groups, Civil Rights, the labor and minority votes, and Southern support.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert E. Thompson Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/17/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 December 1965

    Thompson discusses his contributions the 1958 campaign as Press Secretary and coverage of JFK’s presidential campaign and time in the White House, among other issues.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Alabama: Political: H-K
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19608 April 1957-11 July 1960

    This folder contains correspondence between Senator John F. Kennedy, members of Senator Kennedy’s staff, and various Alabama officials concerning local efforts in the Senator’s 1960 presidential campaign, individual delegates supporting his nomination at the Democratic National Convention, and the Senator’s position on issues such as civil rights a...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    District of Columbia: Lawson, Marjorie: NAACP, 1957-February 1959
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196024 June 1957-24 February 1959

    This folder contains memoranda, newspaper, and correspondence between Senator John F. Kennedy, members of Senator Kennedy’s staff, campaign worker Marjorie M. Lawson, and attorney Belford V. Lawson, Jr. concerning Senator Kennedy’s meetings with various civil rights leaders with regards to the 1960 presidential campaign.

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