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Educator, civic worker. Member, President's Panel on Mental Retardation (1961-62). Materials relating to the work of the Panel.
Papers 1945-1992 (bulk 1954-1965). Lawyer, government official. Deputy Special Counsel to the President (1961-1964), Counsel to the President (1964-1965). Papers consisting of personal and professional correspondence, subject files, appointment calendars, campaign files, and audiovisual material created and maintained during the presidential admini...
Papers 1863, 1881-1995. Mother of President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy; wife of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy; author, Times to Remember (1974); and advocate for the mentally retarded and for research on mental retardation. Diaries and other writings, speeches, correspondence, family papers, financial record...
White House Files, 1961-1963. Author, educator, consultant, government official. Special Assistant to the President for Mental Retardation (1962-63). Correspondence with the public about the Kennedy administration mental health program.
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.
Bazelon discusses his work on the President’s Panel, including the Task Force on Law and Public Awareness, the fragmentation of services for mental illness and mental retardation, and the Panel’s recommendations, among other issues.
Boggs discusses National Association for Retarded Children's (NARC) legislative and public policy goals during the 1950s and 1960s, frustration at John F. Kennedy's lack of action on mental retardation during his time in Congress, the inner workings of the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation.
Celebrezze discusses mental health and mental retardation programs and legislation during the Kennedy administration, and John F. Kennedy’s assassination, among other issues.
Cooke discusses the creation of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation, and debates over where the research emphasis in the field of mental retardation should lie, among other issues.
Cooke discusses the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation, the organization of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the creation of the Special Assistant to the President for mental retardation, among other issues.
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