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Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F

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Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F
ca. 30 September 1962
1 dictation belt (14 minutes)
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Dictation Belt 4F contains seven sound recordings. The recording of the conversation in item 4F.1 begins on Dictation Belt 4E.1. Item 4F.1 is a sound recording of part of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. Machine noise follows the conversation. Item 4F.2 is a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between Personal Secretary Evelyn Lincoln and Jack Rosenthal. Rosenthal asks for Burke Marshall or the Attorney General and leaves a message about the death of reporter Paul Guihard. Item 4F.3 is a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and possibly Cyrus R. Vance. Vance reports on operations connected with the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording begins in mid-conversation and machine noise follows the conversation. Item 4F.4 is a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. A brief fragment spoken by an unidentified man precedes the conversation. The recording begins in mid-conversation. Item 4F.5 is a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording ends abruptly. Item 4F.6 is a recording of two telephone exchanges on September 30, 1962. In the first telephone exchange, Assistant Attorney General Burke Marshall asks [White House Operator?] to place a call to Assistant Attorney General Ramsey Clark. In the second exchange, Marshall asks Clark about operations concerning the University of Mississippi crisis and then asks Clark to have United States Army General Creighton W. Abrams call “Bob.” Machine noise follows the second exchange. Item 4F.7 is a telephone conversation probably held on October 1, 1962, between Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and United States Army General Creighton W. Abrams. They discuss moving troops to deal with the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording begins in mid-conversation and ends abruptly. The recording of this conversation continues on Dictation Belt 4G.1. Transcript included. Each item listed above is also available individually as an excerpt derived from this full-length digitized recording. See Related Records for more information.
JFKPOF-TPH-04F
The donors assigned copyright that they might have in the recordings to the United States; however, copyright of the donors does not extend beyond statements uttered by John F. Kennedy, his minor children, and the donors themselves. Statements uttered by officials of the United States government in the course of their duties are considered to be in the public domain. Users of this material are cautioned, however, that not all persons recorded were members of the Kennedy family or government officials. A number of the people recorded were, at the time of recording, private citizens. Therefore, those intending to quote from this material beyond the accepted limits of fair use are cautioned to determine the copyright implications of any intended publication.
President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Personal Secretary. , 1961 - 1963