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James W. Symington Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/18/1968

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Symington, James W. (James Wadsworth), 1927-
James W. Symington (born 1927) was a Missouri political figure who served as the Deputy Director of the Food for Peace program from 1961 to 1962 and as administrative assistant to Robert F. Kennedy from 1962 to 1963.
This interview focuses on Symington’s contributions to John F. Kennedy (JFK)’s 1960 campaign, his role within the Food for Peace program, and Symington’s belief in JFK’s New Frontier, among other issues.
18 January 1968
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Tape Open for Background Use Only
Donated to the United States
JFKOH-JWS-01
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Deeded
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