Meetings: Tape 86. Cuba/Civil Rights, 12 May 1963

Meetings: Tape 86. Cuba/Civil Rights, 12 May 1963
12 May 1963
1 item on 2 audio tape/reels (64 minutes)
Sound recording a meeting held on May 12, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division Burke Marshall, and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. President Kennedy and his staff discuss civil rights and the situation in Birmingham, Alabama, before the President addresses the nation later that evening. This meeting was originally opened to public use in the 1980s. The meeting begins with a short section on Cuba, which was not included in the original release. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 86, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 86 in its entirety.
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Personal Secretary. , 1961 - 1963