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    Elizabeth Boggs Personal Papers
    1956-1967

    Educator, civic worker. Member, President's Panel on Mental Retardation (1961-62). Materials relating to the work of the Panel.

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    Elizabeth M. Boggs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/17/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 July 1968

    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.

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    Elizabeth M. Boggs Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 2/17/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 February 1969

    Boggs discusses the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation, the different task forces, drafting its final report, the disciplines and personalities represented on the Panel, and the Panel’s investigative mission to the Netherlands, among other issues.

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    (Thomas) Hale Boggs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/10/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 May1964

    Boggs discusses John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a congressman, the 1956 and 1960 Democratic National Conventions, JFK’s assassination, and the Warren Commission, among other issues.

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    Corinne "Lindy" Boggs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/1/1976
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 April 1976

    Boggs discusses her work on John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) presidential campaign and inaugural ball, reflections on JFK’s time in Congress and as president, and anecdotes about her friendship with the Kennedys, among other issues.

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