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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Gilbert A. Harrison Oral History Program - JFK #1, 10/6/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 October 1967

    In this interview Harrison discusses his interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK] beginning when JFK was a congressman; the American Veterans Committee’s interest in JFK; JFK’s personal interactions with journalists; The New Republic’s support for Adlai E. Stevenson over the years and then for JFK in 1960; Stevenson’s position within JFK’s Administr...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    August Heckscher Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/10/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 December 1965

    In this interview Heckscher discusses John F. Kennedy [JFK] and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis as an “inspiration to cultural life”; Heckscher’s involvement in government affairs prior to becoming a Special Consultant to the President; the invitation of 168 artists to JFK’s 1961 inauguration and its impact; how Heckscher came to work for the Wh...

  • 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 #4, 5/14/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 May 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses American aid to Argentina; American, British, and French involvement in Africa; the 1962 executive order about segregation in federally-funded housing; appointing African-American judges; changes John F. Kennedy [JFK] was contemplating in the Alliance for Progress; the Dominican crisis; the wheat ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #4, 5/14/1964
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection14 May 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses American aid to Argentina; American, British, and French involvement in Africa; the 1962 executive order about segregation in federally-funded housing; appointing African-American judges; changes John F. Kennedy [JFK] was contemplating in the Alliance for Progress; the Dominican crisis; the wheat ...

  • 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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    KN-20384. Swearing-in Ceremony for August Heckscher, Special Consultant on the Arts
    White House Photographs8 March 1962

    Assistant Executive Clerk of the White House, Herbert L. Miller (right), swears in August Heckscher as Special Consultant on the Arts. Special Assistant to the President, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. stands at left. Location undetermined.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-20384-A. Swearing-in Ceremony for August Heckscher, Special Consultant on the Arts
    White House Photographs8 March 1962

    Assistant Executive Clerk of the White House, Herbert L. Miller (right), swears in August Heckscher as Special Consultant on the Arts. Special Assistant to the President, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. stands at left. Location undetermined.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR7458-B. President John F. Kennedy Attends Swearing-In Ceremony for Delegates to the United Nations
    White House Photographs13 September 1962

    President John F. Kennedy hands items to United States delegates to the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) during the swearing-in ceremony for the delegates. In front of President Kennedy are (L-R): Arthur Dean (mostly hidden); Senator Albert Gore of Tennessee; Adlai Stevenson, US Ambassador to the UN; Francis T.P. Plimpton; Senator Gordon...

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