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This interview is primarily a review of the papers that Beaty donated to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.
Bernhard discusses committees on equal employment, discrimination in housing, and the discrimination in the military, as well as his relations with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempts to discredit King.
Bookbinder discusses John F. Kennedy’s work on labor legislation during him time in Congress, the Kennedy administration’s work on civil rights issues, and addresses various criticisms of JFK and his administration, among other issues.
Clark discusses John F. Kennedy as a senator, Senate infighting, Kennedy Administration legislation, urbanization problems, and the 1960 Democratic convention, among other issues.
Ervin discusses JFK’s relationship with southern senators, the McClellan Committee, the Civil Rights Bill of 1963 and Ervin’s opposition to the bill, among other issues.
Farmer discusses the 1960 presidential campaign; the relationship between Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the John F. Kennedy (JFK) administration, interactions with Robert F. Kennedy and the Justice Department, the Freedom Rides and other civil rights actions; and JFK’s impact on civil rights, among other issues.
Feild discusses the 1960 Democratic National Convention, 1960 Presidential campaign, the President’s Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, and Plans for Progress, among other issues.
Feild discusses his relationship with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the Department of Labor, how the President’s Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity operated and gauged public response, and why he left the Committee, among other issues.
Freeman discusses the USDA’s role in feeding the poor and John F. Kennedy’s stance on agriculture, among other issues.
Katzenbach discusses the appointment of Southern judges, James Meredith’s entrance to the University of Mississippi, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, among other issues.
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