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    Abraham D. Beame Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 6/27/1978
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 June 1978

    Beame discusses his unsuccessful 1965 mayoral bid and the help he received from Robert F. Kennedy (RFK), RFK’s presidential race, and the difficulties that arise when one politician campaigns for another, among other issues.

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    Albert H. Blumenthal Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 7/1/1974
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 July 1974

    Blumenthal discusses Robert F. Kennedy’s involvement in New York State politics, including the 1965 fight for control of the New York State assembly, assignment of the New York State Democratic Whip in 1966, and the 1965 New York City mayoral race, among other issues.

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    David W. Burke Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 12/8/1971
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection8 December 1971

    Burke discusses Edward M. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy’s (RFK) relationship in the Senate, and differences between the operations of their Senate offices; the Vietnam War; long deliberations about whether or not RFK should enter the 1968 presidential race; and RFK’s 1968 campaign, among other issues.

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    John J. Burns Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 2/25/1970
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 February 1970

    Burns discusses Lyndon Baines Johnson’s hostility towards Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) and RFK’s associates; and RFK's involvement in the 1965 New York City mayoral race, the 1966 New York gubernatorial race, and the 1967 New York constitutional convention, among other issues.

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    Peter B. Edelman Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 7/29/1969
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 July 1969

    Edelman discusses Theodore H. White’s 1968 book The Making of the President, developing Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign speeches, and Lyndon B. Johnson’s withdrawal from the 1968 presidential race, among other issues.

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    Ronnie Eldridge Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 4/21/1970
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection21 April 1970

    Eldridge discusses Robert F. Kennedy’s (RFK) 1964 New York senatorial campaign, the 1966 New York surrogate court’s race, and Frank O’Connor’s 1966 gubernatorial campaign, among other issues.

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    Frank Mankiewicz Oral History Interview - RFK #7, 11/25/1969
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 November 1969

    This interview focuses on Robert Kennedy’s decision to run in the 1968 campaign, entering primary races, campaign funding and staff, among other issues.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KFC103N. Robert F. Kennedy Competes in Swimming Races at Sea Spray Club in Palm Beach, Florida
    Kennedy Family CollectionFebruary 1935

    Robert F. Kennedy (third from right) and several other swimmers prepare to push off the wall in the pool during a race at the Sea Spray Club, Palm Beach, Florida; an unidentified swimming instructor (gesturing with his left arm) stands at edge of pool at right. [Notes: Original caption from vintage print in album KFC-049-001 reads, "February 1935, ...

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    KFC544N. Robert F. Kennedy Competes in Swimming Races at Sea Spray Club in Palm Beach, Florida
    Kennedy Family CollectionFebruary 1935

    Robert F. Kennedy (fourth from right) stands at the edge of the pool with several other swimmers in preparation for a race at the Sea Spray Club, Palm Beach, Florida. [Notes: Original caption from vintage print in album KFC-049-001 reads, "February 1935, Races at Sea Spray Club, Bob."]

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    HU: Equality of Races (2): General, 7 September 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files7 September 1961

    Materials in this folder include petitions sent to President John F. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy from the International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers demanding federal enforcement of laws guaranteeing the right to travel without segregation.

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