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    William W. Kaufmann Personal Papers
    1950-1983

    Papers 1950-1983. Educator, government official. Associate professor, Princeton University (1951-56); researcher, RAND Corporation (1956-61); member, Department of the Air Force Science Advisory Board (1961-63); consultant, Department of Defense (1961- ); professor of political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1961-84). Speeches, no...

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    United States Bureau of the Budget Records
    1961-1965

    Records 1961-1965. Microfilm copies of chronological correspondence file of the Director, and records of subordinate divisions consisting of legislative files, executive orders, bills, and vetoes. Hard copy includes memorandums for the President, Director's chronological correspondence file, memorandums, reports, minutes, records of actions, and p...

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    United States National Science Foundation Records
    1961-1963

    Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of Director's daily file, congressional file, Director's diary notes, reports, publications, press releases; includes records of the Interdepartmental Committee for Atmospheric Sciences. Hard copy includes speeches and statements of the Director, minutes of the National Science Board, press releases, reports, pu...

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    United States Office of Science and Technology Records
    1961-1963

    Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of selected subject files on defense, space, limited war, nuclear propulsion and weapons, radiation, civilian technology, disarmament, education, international matters, life sciences, the President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC) and other topics.

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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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    Nicholas Hobbs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/18/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 December 1968

    In this interview Hobbs discusses setting up and staffing the Peace Corps; issues with the Peace Corps; Peace Corps relations and association with the CIA; the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation; biological versus behavioral research; Panel organization and criticisms; Russian research and the possibilities for the United States; Panel recomme...

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    Luther H. Hodges Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/21/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection21 March 1964

    In this interview Hodges discusses the 1956 and 1960 Democratic National Conventions; the 1960 National Governors’ Conference; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the Department of Commerce, including reorganization, agencies within the Department, and relations with other groups; establishing the U.S. Travel Service; the Business A...

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    Seymour S. Kety Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/2/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 May 1968

    Seymour S. Kety (1915-2000) was a member of the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation. This interview focuses on Kety’s time on the panel and the panel’s difficulties with coming to a consensus on recommendations, among other topics.

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    Jack Ruina Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/8/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection8 November 1971

    In this interview Ruina discusses the Nike-Zeus antiballistic-missile-missiles; briefing President John F. Kennedy [JFK] on the Nike-Zeus missiles; JFK’s comprehension of the briefing material and the type of questions he asked; Project Defender; the background and organization of the Advanced Research Projects Agency; the leadership and organizati...

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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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AR7604-B. President John F. Kennedy with Model Replica of Original 1942 Enrico Fermi Reactor

President John F. Kennedy looks at a plexiglass model replica of Chicago Pile-1, the nucle...

The Presidency and Civil Rights - Truman and Eisenhower

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Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine and two historians, David Nichols and Carol Anders...

Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 29. Memoir Entries: Political News, Latin America

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Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy making oral memoir entries. He summarizes pol...