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    Najeeb E. Halaby Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 9/2/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 September 1964

    In this interview Halaby discusses how he got his position as the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] interest in aviation; competition and cooperation among various U.S. agencies in regards to aviation, including the debate over who should be in charge of international aviation affairs; meeting with JFK pr...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Najeeb E. Halaby Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 12/4/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 December 1964

    In this interview Halaby discusses different civil rights issues throughout John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Administration, including the process of and problems with desegregating airport terminals in accordance with Boynton v. Virginia (1960); the 1961 hijacking of a plane, referred to as the El Paso incident; constructing and dedicating the new John Fos...

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    Kathryn G. Heath Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/27/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 July 1971

    In this interview Heath discusses how she came to join the Office of Education; the leadership within the Office of Education and different ideas on how it should be run; other agencies within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]; changes in the status and administration of HEW; various pieces of education legislation; the 1954 Sup...

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    George M. Low Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/1/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 May 1964
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    George P. Miller Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/18/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 June 1964

    This interview focuses on Miller’s time serving on the District Committee with John F. Kennedy and the role of science in the Kennedy administration, 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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    Boston College seminar, Boston, Massachusetts, 15 May 1958
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files15 May 1958

    This file contains copies of Senator John F. Kennedy’s remarks given at a Boston College seminar in Boston, Massachusetts. In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses a need to modernize airports and the importance of investing in air travel infrastructures as a way to increase employment opportunities and improve national security.

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    Presidential plane
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Godfrey T. McHugh24 January 1961-18 April 1963, undated
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    AR6299-A. Released RB-47 Pilots Greet Their Wives
    White House Photographs27 January 1961

    United States Air Force RB-47 pilots recently released from the Soviet Union greet their wives upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. (L-R) Gail Olmstead; Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead; Captain John McKone; Connie McKone.

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