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Barthelmes discusses relations between Robert F. Kennedy's (RFK) senate office and different news outlets and reporters, RFK’s personality and eccentricities, and his rapport with different groups that he spoke to, among other issues.
Bayley discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), the Peace Corps, including the staffing, controversies and scandals, the difficulties of getting Congress to allocate money for foreign aid, the Alliance for Progress, and R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., and mental retardation.
Bell discusses his contacts with and impressions of John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a senator, JFK’s relationship with Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson, and JFK’s assassination, among other issues.
Birkhead discusses his work on Lyndon Baines Johnson’s speech-writing team during his vice-presidential campaign in 1960, his duties as Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Liaison, and 1961 feed grains legislation, among other issues.
Bosch discusses coups and revolutions in Cuba, Brazil, and other Latin American countries; the United States’ relationship with the Dominican Republic; and the Alliance for Progress, among other issues.
Bundy discusses John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) thinking and decision making style; his relationship with other members of his administration, including his close working relationship with Theodore C. Sorensen; the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs invasion; the Cuban Missile Crisis; Laos and the Vietnam War; the threat of military conflict with the Soviet Unio...
Bundy discusses 1961 and 1963 debates about supporting a coup in Vietnam a trip that Bundy, Robert S. McNamara, Maxwell D. Taylor, and other took to Vietnam to gauge sentiments within the country about Ngo Dinh Diem’s government; the November 1963 coup that overthrew Diem, among other issues.
Busby discusses Lyndon B. Johnson’s relationships with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., Robert F. Kennedy, and John F. Kennedy, among other issues.
Coleman discusses Stephen E. Smith’s running of the Democratic National Committee, Pierre E.G. Salinger’s 1964 California senate campaign, and working for Robert F. Kennedy’s senate staff, among other issues.
Crimmins discusses the political and economic situation in the Dominican Republic in 1961, John F. Kennedy’s handling of the Dominican Republic situation, and Caribbean policy in general during the Kennedy administration, among other issues.
Donahue discusses recruiting talent for the John F. Kennedy (JFK) administration, working with the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration, and JFK’s treatment of his staff and cabinet, among other issues.
Dungan discusses Theodore C. Sorensen’s role during the Senate years; Senate Labor Committee, Landrum-Griffin Act, John F. Kennedy's relationship with labor leaders; 1960 presidential campaign, primaries in West Virginia and Oregon and the 1960 Democratic National Convention, among other issues.
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