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    Luther C. Heinz Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/27/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 July 1970

    In this interview Heinz discusses his primary contacts in other government agencies; the Vietnam task force; the different political trips and survey missions to Vietnam; the Maxwell D. Taylor-Walt W. Rostow mission to Vietnam and subsequent report; the Ngo Dinh Diem regime; the rise in interest in the concept of counterinsurgency; problems with wo...

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    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29-3/1/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 February 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses beginning John F. Kennedy's [JFK] presidential Administration with no political obligations; carefully picking Cabinet members, specifically Secretaries of State, Defense, and Treasury; RFK’s decision on what role to play in JFK’s Administration; JFK’s unhappiness with Dean Rusk as Secretary of St...

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    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 4/13/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 April 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses the 1961 Berlin crisis; American forces, military and diplomatic, in Germany; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] recommendation for Americans to have fallout shelters; nuclear testing; problems with the Department of State; the start of the conflict in Vietnam, 1961; the Department of Justice under RFK and ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 4/30/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection30 April 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses the 1962 steel crisis; some major issues and accomplishments of John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] presidency; choosing the U.S. Ambassador to Russia; foreign aid and treaties; the military coup in Peru; the space race during the Kennedy Administration; the 1962 congressional and gubernatorial campaigns; JFK...

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    Robert W. Komer Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 9/3/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection3 September 1964

    In this interview Komer discusses negotiating disengagement with Gamal Abdel Nasser and Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] involvement in the Yemen crisis and the negotiations with Nasser and Faisal; U.S. New Guinea policy and the Dutch-Indonesian conflict; JFK and counterinsurgency; Komer and police programs as part of U.S. coun...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert W. Komer Oral History Interview - JFK #5, 12/22/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 December 1969

    In this interview Komer discusses working with McGeorge Bundy; the “inner circle” of the Bundy State Department; Komer’s major contacts; the intelligence system; the power and responsibilities of the State Department; how Bundy screened what President John F. Kennedy [JFK] would see; relations with other key officials; Robert F. Kennedy and foreign...

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    ST-M13-10-61. Dinner at Mount Vernon in Honor of Mohammad Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan
    White House Photographs11 July 1961

    State dinner in honor of President Mohammad Ayub Khan of Pakistan. (Clockwise from top): General Maxwell Taylor, former Chief of Staff of the United States Army; Miriam Judd, wife of Minnesota Congressman Walter H. Judd; Secretary of State Dean Rusk; businessman and philanthropist Charles W. Engelhard, Jr.; Pauline V. Hoving, wife of Tiffany & Com...

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    ST-M13-6-61. Dinner at Mount Vernon in Honor of Mohammad Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan
    White House Photographs11 July 1961

    State dinner in honor of President Mohammad Ayub Khan of Pakistan. (Clockwise from top): Jean Kennedy Smith; David Bell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget; General Maxwell Taylor, former Chief of Staff of the United States Army; Miriam Judd, wife of Minnesota Congressman Walter H. Judd; Secretary of State Dean Rusk (back to camera); ...

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    KN-24252-B. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with President of Pakistan, Muhammad Ayub Khan, at Glen Ora
    White House Photographs25 September 1962

    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy visits with President of Pakistan, Muhammad Ayub Khan, and General Maxwell D. Taylor, on the grounds of Glen Ora in Middleburg, Virginia. Standing at right is “Sardar,” a horse presented to Mrs. Kennedy as a gift from President Ayub Khan during her trip to Pakistan.

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    KN-24252-D. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with President of Pakistan, Muhammad Ayub Khan, at Glen Ora
    White House Photographs25 September 1962

    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy visits with President of Pakistan, Muhammad Ayub Khan, and General Maxwell D. Taylor (far right) on the grounds of Glen Ora in Middleburg, Virginia.

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