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    Jerome B. Wiesner Personal Papers
    1961-1963

    Papers (1961-1963) consist of official chronological and subject files. [Closed] Engineer, educator, government official. Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology (1961-1964); Director, Office of Science and Technology (1961-64).

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    Jack Ruina Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/8/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection8 November 1971

    In this interview Ruina discusses the Nike-Zeus antiballistic-missile-missiles; briefing President John F. Kennedy [JFK] on the Nike-Zeus missiles; JFK’s comprehension of the briefing material and the type of questions he asked; Project Defender; the background and organization of the Advanced Research Projects Agency; the leadership and organizati...

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    Robert C. Seamans, Jr. Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/27/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 March 1964

    This interview focuses on the space race competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, President John F. Kennedy’s interest in furthering the space program, and the various uses for nuclear energy, among other topics.

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    Philip M. Stern Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/7/1983
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 June 1983

    This interview focuses on John F. Kennedy (JFK)’s early political career, Stern’s advocacy for education on tax policies, and JFK’s political legacy, among other issues.

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    KN-C17363-A3. Naval Aide’s Breakfast, Situation Room
    White House Photographs17 March 1961

    Naval Aide’s Breakfast. L-R: Naval Aide to the President, Commander Tazewell Shepard, Jr.; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Jerome B. Wiesner; Physician to the President, Dr. Janet G. Travell; Assistant Physician to the President, Captain Dr. George G. Burkley. Situation Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

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    KN-17664. Special Assistant to the President on Science and Technology Dr. Jerome Wiesner
    White House Photographs28 April 1961

    Special Assistant to the President on Science and Technology Dr. Jerome Wiesner at the White House, Washington, D.C.

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    AR6613-A. President John F. Kennedy and Others Attend Cabinet Meeting
    White House Photographs25 May 1961

    Cabinet Meeting. At table, L-R: Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff; Under Secretary of Commerce, Edward Gudeman; Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; President John F. Kennedy; Secretary of the Treasury, C. Douglas Dillon; Secretary of the Interior, Stewart Udall. Along window, L-R: Special Assistant to the President for Scienc...

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    AR6613-B. President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Others Attend Cabinet Meeting
    White House Photographs25 May 1961

    Cabinet Meeting. Clockwise around table, beginning at left: Deputy Postmaster General, H. W. “Bill” Brawley; United States Representative to the United Nations, Adlai E. Stevenson; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman; Secretary of Labor, Arthur Goldberg; Secretary of ...

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    AR6613-F. Cabinet Meeting
    White House Photographs25 May 1961

    Cabinet Meeting. L-R: Secretary of the Treasury, C. Douglas Dillon; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Jerome B. Wiesner; Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara (partially hidden); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman; Secretary of the Interior, Stewart Udall; United States Repres...

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    AR6613-G. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and Others at Cabinet Meeting
    White House Photographs25 May 1961

    Cabinet Meeting. L-R: Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Jerome B. Wiesner; Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman; Secretary of the Interior, Stewart Udall. A map detailing the Vice President’s trip to Southeast Asia stands at left. Cabinet R...

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