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David L. Hackett Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 7/22/1970

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Hackett, David Low, 1926-2011
(1927 - ). Friend of Robert F. Kennedy; Executive Director, President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime, 1961-1962; staff member, John F. Kennedy for President, 1960; Robert F. Kennedy for President, 1968.
In this interview Hackett discusses meeting Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] for the first time at Milton Academy and their continued friendship; working on John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign, including observations of other members of the campaign staff; the lead up to and working on RFK’s 1968 presidential campaign, including tensions between three different camps and Edward M. Kennedy’s role in the campaign; how RFK changed over the course of his 1968 campaign; and why Hackett thought RFK would have been an unpopular President, among other issues.
22 July 1970
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Donated to the United States
RFKOH-DLH-01
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