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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Carmine S. Bellino
    1961-1964

    Accountant, investigator. Special consultant to President Kennedy (1961-1963). Materials relating to investigations of Peace Corps activities and to stockpiling of materials for national emergency.

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    Bernard L. Boutin Personal Papers
    1955-1966

    Businessman, New Hampshire political figure, government official. Mayor of Laconia, NH (1955-59); Kennedy campaign worker (1960); Deputy Administrator, Administrator, General Services Administration (1961-64); Deputy Director, Office of Economic Opportunity (1965-68). Correspondence, memorandums, appointment books, schedules and speech files relati...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Stephen Ailes Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 10/16/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 October 1968

    Ailes talks about the Reserves and the National Guard, and discusses the reorganization of those forces.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Stephen Ailes Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 10/30/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection30 October 1968

    Ailes talks about the organization of the government’s civil defense efforts, and also touches on issues of civil rights and discrimination in the military.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Ludwig J. Andolsek Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/26/1976
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection26 November 1976

    Andolsek discusses President Kennedy’s work on reorganizing the civil service retirement fund, the 1960 Democratic National Convention and presidential campaign, and John F. Kennedy’s Senate years, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/6/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 May 1964

    Brown discusses his job description; the factors that went into his, Robert S. McNamara’s, and John F. Kennedy’s decision making about whether or not a particular weapons system should be developed, and the Nike Zeus and Nike X missile systems, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Alain C. Enthoven Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/4/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 June 1971

    Enthoven discusses his impressions of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and his work applying systems analysis to Defense Department problems, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Paul B. Fay Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 11/10/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 November 1970

    Fay discusses Jacqueline Kennedy’s relationship with Ethel Kennedy, John F. Kennedy’s personal friends, Lafayette Square, balance of payments, his relationship and opinions of Robert S. McNamara, and cost effectiveness and systems analysis in the Department of Defense, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Ray V. Fitzgerald Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/25/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 June 1964

    In this interview Fitzgerald discusses his first time meeting John F. Kennedy [JFK]; JFK’s campaign visit to South Dakota in September 1960; the importance of agriculture in JFK’s Administration; the reaction to JFK’s death in agricultural fields; and the role of agricultural committees in civil defense, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Carl Kaysen Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/11/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 July 1966

    Kaysen discusses his role as Deputy Special Assistant, strategic retaliatory forces and retaliatory missile defense, the Congo, Civil Defense, balance of payments, and the Basic National Security Policy [BNSP], among other issues.

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