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    Martin J. Hillenbrand Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/26/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection26 August 1964

    In this interview Hillenbrand discusses President John F. Kennedy [JFK] entering office amid the Berlin crisis; working as the Director of the Office of German Affairs with JFK; the Berlin Task Force and the Ambassadorial Group; JFK's attitude towards the German problem and German reactions to the Kennedy Administration; the State Department and Ge...

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    Roger Hilsman Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/14/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 August 1970

    In this interview Hilsman discusses his initial interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK]; Hilsman’s appointment to the Department of State during the Kennedy Administration; Foreign Service officers and “hot-seat” jobs; issues with Dean Rusk as Secretary of State; reorganizing the Bureau of Intelligence and Research; the flow of information between ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    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...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    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 #8, 2/27/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #8, 2/27/1965
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

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    ST-215-105-61. President John F. Kennedy Signs HR 9118, Arms Control and Disarmament Act
    White House Photographs26 September 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs HR 9118, the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, establishing the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Looking on (L-R): two unidentified men; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier (Wisconsin); Representative Leonard Farbstein (New York); Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Re...

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    ST-215-106-61. President John F. Kennedy Signs HR 9118, Arms Control and Disarmament Act
    White House Photographs26 September 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs HR 9118, the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, establishing the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Looking on (L-R): two unidentified men; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier (Wisconsin); Representative Leonard Farbstein (New York); Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Re...

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    ST-215-24-61. President John F. Kennedy Signs HR 9118, Arms Control and Disarmament Act
    White House Photographs26 September 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs HR 9118, the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, establishing the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Looking on (L-R): unidentified; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier (Wisconsin); Representative Leonard Farbstein (New York); Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Representa...

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    ST-215-25-61. President John F. Kennedy Signs HR 9118, Arms Control and Disarmament Act
    White House Photographs26 September 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs HR 9118, the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, establishing the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA). Looking on (L-R): two unidentified men; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier (Wisconsin); Representative Leonard Farbstein (New York); Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Re...

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