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    Berl I. Bernhard Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/17/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 June 1968

    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.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Berl I. Bernhard Oral History Interivew - JFK #2, 7/23/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 July 1968

    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.

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - A Conversation with John Lewis

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The Kennedy Library hosted an afternoon conference on the March on Washington. The speakin...

Remarks at the AFL-CIO Convention, New York City, 15 November 1963

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Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address to the fifth constitutional convent...