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Organization: United States Commission on Civil Rights
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Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White(9)
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Bernhard, Berl I., 1929-(19)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(17)
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Hesburgh, Theodore M. (Theodore Martin), 1917-2015(16)
Storey, Robert G. (Robert Gerald), 1893-1981(16)
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Bernhard, Berl I., 1929-(2)
Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989(6)
Rowe, Abbie, 1905-1967(5)
Stoughton, Cecil W. (Cecil William), 1920-2008(6)
White, Lee C. (Lee Calvin), 1923-2013(2)
Lawyer, government official. General Attorney, Staff Director, Executive Staff Director, Commission on Civil Rights (1958-63); campaign aide to Senator Edmund S. Muskie (1971-72). Memorandums, correspondence, and speech files relating to his government and political work, to the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, to the District of Col...
Papers, 1922-2011 (bulk 1948-2004). Congressional staffer; federal and local government official; educator; consultant; advocate for criminal justice reform. Legislative assistant, Congressman Brooks Hays of Arkansas (1956-1959); legislative assistant and press secretary, Senator Clair Engle of California (1959-1960); research analyst, Advisory Com...
Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of meetings, staff reports, studies, briefings, legal opinions, Black Belt survey, speeches. RG453.
Bernhard discusses the often contentious relations between the Commission on Civil Rights, John F. Kennedy’s White House, and the Justice Department, especially after a report and recommendations that the Commission made about Mississippi, among other issues.
In this interview Hesburgh discusses his contact with John F. Kennedy [JFK] before he was elected President; Harris Wofford on JFK’s staff; different members of the Commission on Civil Rights; meeting with President JFK about the Commission’s reports and recommendations; JFK versus Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson on civil rights, respect...
In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] and Marshall discuss how John F. Kennedy [JFK] and RFK grew increasingly more involved with and concerned about civil rights; getting Martin Luther King out of jail during JFK’s 1960 campaign; civil rights advisers during JFK’s 1960 campaign; RFK becoming Attorney General amidst the civil rights battle and ...
Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations and Personnel Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning inci...
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