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Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 9B

Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 9B
1959-1963
1 dictation belt (13 minutes)
Unknown
Dictation Belt 9B contains eight sound recordings. The recording of the conversation in item 9B.1 begins on Dictation Belt 9A.6. Item 9B.1 is part of a telephone conversation held on March 4, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. They continue their discussion about John A. McCone’s testimony and involvement in press stories. Machine noise follows the conversation. Item 9B.2 is a telephone conversation held on March 4, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy. They discuss John A. McCone’s testimony and involvement in press stories. The recording begins in mid-conversation. Item 9B.3 a telephone conversation held on March 4, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Assistant Secretary of Defense Arthur Sylvester. They review the prelude to the Cuban missile crisis. The recording begins in mid-conversation. Item 9B.4 is an undated telephone conversation between President John F. Kennedy and a man identified as “Al.” They discuss a movie version of the PT-109 story. The recording begins in mid-conversation. Item 9B.5 is a telephone conversation held on March 6, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz. They discuss the status of negotiations concerning the New York newspapers strike. Item 9B.6 is a brief undated telephone exchange between Personal Secretary Evelyn Lincoln and an unidentified woman. The woman informs Lincoln of the imminent delivery of a package from William Haddad. At the beginning of the exchange, President John F. Kennedy says “hello.” Item 9B.7 is an undated telephone conversation between President John F. Kennedy and United States Navy Admiral George G. Burkley, a physician assigned to the White House Physician’s Office. President Kennedy asks for medication. [White House Operator?] places the call at President Kennedy’s request. Item 9B.8 is part of a telephone conversation held on March 6, 1963, between Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Personal Secretary Evelyn Lincoln. Attorney General Kennedy asks to speak to President John F. Kennedy. The recording of this conversation ends abruptly and continues on Dictation Belt 10A.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-09B
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