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Papers 1938-1967 (#226). Lawyer, government official, educator. Secretary of the Army (1961-1962); president, Indiana University (1962-1967). Materials relating to his law practice, university teaching and administration, and Federal service; correspondence, speeches, pamphlets, books, news clippings, photograph albums. Closed. See also Oral Histo...
Ailes discusses his appointment as under secretary of the army, his involvement in the 1960 campaign, the political appointments process in the Department of Defense, and issues regarding Panama and the canal.
Ailes discusses issues surrounding the United States’ presence on Okinawa, and also procedural and bureaucratic matters within the Department of Defense.
Amory discusses his role in various organizations, his relationship with President Kennedy and White House staff, and foreign policy issues such as the Berlin Wall, Laos, and Vietnam, among other issues.
Enthoven discusses his impressions of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his work applying systems analysis to Defense Department problems, among other issues.
Farland discusses time as ambassador in Panama, working with the Department of State, and Latin American policy, among other issues.
The interviewees discuss the history of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, including the development of policies and procedures for handling documents, the various locations the library was housed, and development of the oral history program.
President John F. Kennedy meets with Elvis Jacob Stahr, Jr., Secretary of the Army. (L – R): Elvis Stahr, Jr.; President Kennedy; General James Van Fleet. Yellow Oval Room, White House, Washington, D.C.
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