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Papers 1957-1972 (#212). Government investigator. Organized crime investigator for the U.S. Senate Select Committee to Investigate Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field and for the Department of Justice; author, The Fall and Rise of Jimmy Hoffa (1972). Research and background material; script for The Enemy Within (1960). Closed.
Sheridan discusses Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 presidential primary campaign in Indianapolis, including his speech to a black audience on the night of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, outreach to Indianapolis’ black community, and “get out the vote” efforts.
Sheridan discusses Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 presidential primary campaign in California, outreach efforts to Mexican-American voters with the help of Cesar Chavez, outreach to African-American voters, differences among moderate and liberal voters, and security.
Sheridan discusses the 1960 presidential campaign in Pennsylvania, his work in Robert F. Kennedy's Justice Department, and his earlier work investigating the Teamsters Union as an staff member of the McClellan Committee.
Sheridan discusses his work with Robert F. Kennedy on the McClellan Committee, including the committee staff, investigations of Jimmy Hoffa and the Teamster’s Union, and the political implications of the committee’s investigations.
Sheridan discusses Robert F. Kennedy after President Kennedy's assassination, his work in upstate New York on the 1964 senate campaign, interactions with the mafia and political bosses in Utica, Robert Kennedy's campaign trips through upstate New York, and the campaign staff.
Sheridan discusses Robert F. Kennedy's staff during his Senate years, the Jimmy Hoffa jury tampering case, the Bobby Baker case, Jim Garrison’s investigations in Louisiana of President Kennedy's assassination, and the Organized Crime Division of the Justice Department.
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