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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...

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    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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    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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    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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    AR6299-B. President John F. Kennedy Arrives to Greet Released RB-47 Pilots
    White House Photographs27 January 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and others arrive to greet United States Air Force RB-47 pilots recently released from the Soviet Union at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Crowd includes Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (third from left); President Kennedy; James Olmstead and his wife, parents of Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead; Gail Olmstead, wife of Cap...

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    AR6299-C. President John F. Kennedy Observes Released RB-47 Pilots Greeting their Wives
    White House Photographs27 January 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and others greet United States Air Force RB-47 pilots recently released from the Soviet Union upon their arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Crowd includes President Kennedy; Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (partially hidden); Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead with wife Gail Olmstead; Connie McKone hugging husband Ca...

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    AR6299-D. President John F. Kennedy and Others Greet Released RB-47 Pilots
    White House Photographs27 January 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and others greet United States Air Force RB-47 pilots recently released from the Soviet Union upon their arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. (L-R) Front row: James Olmstead (father of Captain Olmstead); President Kennedy; Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead; Gail Olmstead (wife of Captain Olmstead); Mrs. James Olmstead...

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    AR6299-E. President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson with Released RB-47 Pilots and Pilots' Wives
    White House Photographs27 January 1961

    President John F. Kennedy meets with United States Air Force RB-47 pilots recently released from the Soviet Union and their wives, Red Room, White House, Washington, D.C. (L-R) Connie McKone (seated); Captain John McKone; Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Gail Olmstead (seated); Preside...

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The Presidency of LBJ

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