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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 4/10/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 April 1972

    In this interview Conway discusses the 1956 Democratic National Convention; early interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK] and Robert F. Kennedy [RFK]; the McClellan Committee and various hearings; Walter Reuther; RFK’s relationship with Senator John L. McClellan; major events for the United Automobile Workers [UAW] and political factors and decisio...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 4/11/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 April 1972

    In this interview Conway discusses working with John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the negative reaction to the choice of Lyndon B. Johnson for JFK’s running mate; labor leadership and JFK’s campaign; unions and the religious issue during the 1960 election; discussing presidential appointments with JFK after the election; Conway’s ...

  • 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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    John Herling Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/30/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection30 March 1966

    In this interview Herling discusses John F. Kennedy [JFK] as part of the House Labor Committee headed by Andrew Jacobs; JFK’s understanding of labor issues; Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] and JFK as part of the McClellan Committee [U.S. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management]; RFK’s dinner with Edward Cheyfitz and James Hof...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Labor: Non-government reports
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.28 January 1958-31 December 1962

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Department of Labor. Materials consist of a statement by United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) President Walter P. Reuther before the Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly titled, "Price Policy and Public Responsibili...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Kennedy, John F.: Labor: Correspondence, memoranda
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196010 August 1959-30 August 1960, undated

    This folder contains briefing papers, memoranda, press releases, and statements made by Senator John F. Kennedy concerning labor reform and the minimum wage. Also included in this folder are transcripts from the United Auto Workers (UAW) 17th Constitutional Convention.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    New Jersey: Trips: United Auto Workers convention
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 10 September-15 October

    This folder contains materials concerning Senator John F. Kennedy’s appearance at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, a newspaper article, a report by the UAW Resolutions Committee, an excerpt of the Congressional Record, and press releases of Senator Kennedy’s speech ...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Labor: United Auto Worker speeches
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196012 October 1959

    This folder contains an excerpt of remarks made by Senator John F. Kennedy at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses the legacy of the UAW, its interest in national and international affairs, and its struggle against communism.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Address to United States Auto Workers convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 8 May 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.May 1962: 3-10

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address at the United Automobile Workers of America Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In his speech the President states that unions and executives share in the government's responsibility to avoid ...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Address at the Convention of the United Auto Workers, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 8 May 1962
    White House Audio Collection8 May 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address at the United Auto Workers Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In his speech President Kennedy states that unions and executives share in the government’s responsibility to avoid inflation, and assures the audience that the national economy will expand without threatening automation and f...

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