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    The Presidency of JFK: A 50-Year Retrospective - Part 1 of 3: Administration members moderated by Tom Oliphant

    Panel 1: Kennedy Administration and Associates moderated by Tom OliphantRichard K. Donahue, assistant to President John F. Kennedy from 1960-1963; Roger Wilkins, assistant attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson; and,Harris Wofford, special assistant to John F. Kennedy and chairman of the Subcabinet Group on Civil Rights in ...

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    Presidential Tapes Conference to be Held at Kennedy Library (August 19, 2002)
    0/19/2002

    On February 16 and 17, 2003, Presidents’ Day weekend, top presidential historians, former advisors to Presidents Nixon, Kennedy, and Johnson, first-family members, archivists, and journalists will convene at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston to discuss the historical importance of secretly recorded White House tapes of Presidents Roosevel...

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    Papers of McGeorge Bundy, JFK's National Security Adviser, Donated to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (July 23, 2004)
    0/23/2004

    Boston, MA – Researchers, libraries, members of the press, and members of the public are notified that the Papers of McGeorge Bundy, covering the period from 1940 to the time of his death, including his years of service as National Security Adviser to President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1961 to 1966, have been donated to ...

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    JFK Library Opens Personal Papers of Harlan Cleveland (March 16, 2005)
    0/16/2005

    Boston, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it has processed and made available for research the personal papers of Harlan Cleveland, a champion of the United Nations, who served both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from 1961 to 196...

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    Caroline Kennedy Opens New Wing of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (May 4, 2011)
    0/4/2011

    BOSTON – Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and Tom Putnam, Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, today officiated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion and opening of the new 30,000 square foot wing of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The ceremony took place i...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Truman and Eisenhower
    2/20/2012

    Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine and two historians, David Nichols and Carol Anderson, discuss President Truman's decision to desegregate the Armed Forces and President Eisenhower's handling of the crisis at Little Rock High School with moderator Callie Crossley. This conference examined key moments in the civil rights movement during five A...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Kennedy and Johnson
    2/20/2012

    Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who was the first African American to attend the University of Georgia, will discuss the struggle for civil rights in the early 1960's with Harvard historian Kenneth Mack, and Roger Wilkins and Harris Wofford who worked with and for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. This conference examined key moments in the civ...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Civil Rights: Then and Now
    2/20/2012

    Ray Suarez, Allida Black, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and Roger Wilkins discuss how the lessons learned from the civil rights movement 50 years ago inform the struggle for equal rights today and examine more recent landmarks including the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", gay marriage, and immigra...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt
    2/20/2012

    Historian Allida Black opened the conference by examining how civil rights issues were handled in the Roosevelt administration and the Roosevelts' role in the watershed event that featured Marian Anderson singing at the Lincoln Memorial. This conference examined key moments in the civil rights movement during five American presidencies – from Ro...

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    JFK Presidential Library Opens the Personal Papers of Warren I. Cikins (May 30, 2012)
    0/30/2012

    Boston, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it has processed and made available for research the personal papers of Warren I. Cikins, who served in the White House from 1962 to 1966 during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. The papers, a collection of approximately 70 cubic feet, document Cikins’ p...

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