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Papers and other materials of Edmund Gullion, former Ambassador to the Republic of Congo.
In this interview Gullion discusses his first impressions of and early relationship with Congressman John F. Kennedy [JFK]; JFK’s 1951 visit to Indochina and its affect on his stance on foreign policy; the State Department’s issues with JFK throughout his career; and JFK as a Senator, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] views on the roles of U.S. Ambassadors and diplomatic missions; Gullion’s work in the Congo, 1961-1963; JFK’s views of the Congo and of Africa; UN policy in the Congo and the U Thant plan; and Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula and Katangese secession, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses the fighting in the Congo over Katangese secession; the UN forces involved in the Katanga fighting, including prominent generals; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] role in the Congolese crisis and various influences on his view of U.S. and UN policy in the Congo; differing opinions on the U.S. Congo policy; and the importa...
In this interview Gullion discusses his impressions of President John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] character; JFK’s attitude toward and experience with disarmament; President JFK and the arts; and JFK’s concept of the presidency, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] concept of the American presidency; JFK’s evolving relationships with different family members and friends; how history will treat JFK; how people venerated JFK after his death; and what Gullion considers JFK’s greatest contributions, among other issues.
In this interview Gullion discusses the State Department’s staff for Africa; the U.S. policy towards the Congo and Katangese secession; the process of and difficulties with arranging a meeting between Moise Kapenda Tshombe and Cyrille Adoula at Kitona Air Base; and UN military operations and other actions in the Congo, among other issues.
This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Materials concern a proposal for a new disarmament agency from Acting Deputy Director of the United States Arms Control Administration Edmund A. Gullion, a press rel...
President John F. Kennedy (in rocking chair) meets the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Congo (Leopoldville) Edmund A. Gullion in the Oval Office, White House, Washington D.C.
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