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    Attorney General's Office

    President Kennedy appointed his 35-year old brother Robert Francis Kennedy as the attorney general of the United States. The close working relationship of John and Robert Kennedy was one of the most unusual and successful in the history of American public life. When Robert Kennedy became attorney general, the civil rights struggle was entering a...

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    Voting Rights in the Kennedy Years

    Judge Gordon A. Martin discussed his new book, Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote, about the 1962 court case that resulted in one of the first victories for voting rights in the South. Judge Martin was joined by John Doar, who worked for the Justice Department under Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and succ...

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