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    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #5, 6/25/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 June 1964

    Brown discusses the U.S. and Soviet Union’s nuclear testing, the debate within the Kennedy Administration over whether to have atmospheric or underground testing, and negotiations leading to the 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty, among other issues.

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    Adrian S. Fisher Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/13/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 May 1964

    Fisher discusses nuclear test ban negotiations, corresponding with Khrushchev and negotiating with the Soviets, and the meeting in Moscow, among other issues.

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    William C. Foster Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/5/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection5 August 1964

    Foster discusses nuclear disarmament during the Kennedy administration, relations with Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, and meetings and plans regarding the Test Ban Treaty, among other issues.

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    Quintin M. Hogg Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 9/19/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection19 September 1966

    In this interview Hogg discusses personal interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK] and his impressions of him; becoming involved with the test ban treaty and traveling to Moscow for negotiations; his opinion of American and Soviet governments in regards to the treaty; W. Averell Harriman in Moscow; interactions between JFK and M. Harold Macmillan; a...

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    W. Averell Harriman Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 3/13/1970
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 March 1970

    In this interview Harriman discusses his role in the State Department and how it developed over time; Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] work on the Special Committee for Counter Insurgency in Latin America; various criticisms of RFK’s travels and his work on the counter insurgency committee, especially by the younger generation; how Lyndon B. Johnson suppo...

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    Bourke B. Hickenlooper Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/30/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection30 July 1964

    In this interview Hickenlooper discusses various meetings with President John F. Kennedy [JFK] on foreign relations; Soviet and American nuclear testing; the nuclear test ban treaty; the Bay of Pigs invasion; Laos and Vietnam; the Punta del Este Conference in 1962; the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Hickenlooper's 1962 reelection campaign; traveling w...

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    Roger Hilsman Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/14/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 August 1970

    In this interview Hilsman discusses his initial interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK]; Hilsman’s appointment to the Department of State during the Kennedy Administration; Foreign Service officers and “hot-seat” jobs; issues with Dean Rusk as Secretary of State; reorganizing the Bureau of Intelligence and Research; the flow of information between ...

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    Carl Kaysen Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/15/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection15 July 1966

    Kaysen primarily focuses on the Limited Test Ban Treaty and the Nuclear Test Ban Conference negotiations in Moscow in 1963, among other issues.

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    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #8, 2/27/1965
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

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    Jack Ruina Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 1/25/1972
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 January 1972

    In this interview Ruina discusses the background of the nuclear test ban treaty, including the research and development to improve nuclear test detection capabilities; congressional hearings on the test ban and the nuclear detection technology; different political interests in the test ban debate; and some issues in getting the test ban signed, amo...

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