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  • 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 ...

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    Dirk U. Stikker Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/10/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 April 1965

    This interview focuses on Stikker’s perceptions of John F. Kennedy (JFK) as a leader, the debate within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) regarding guidelines for nuclear weapons, and JFK’s views on decolonization, among other issues.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Meetings with the President: General, 1961: January-June
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1961: 30 January-8 June

    This folder contains summaries of meetings with President John F. Kennedy. Topics include Laos and a failed SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization) initiative, development of a civil defense policy, and United States policy towards the Dominican Republic following the assassination of Generalissimo Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina. Also included ...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-17931. First Page of a Letter from George Washington to Count de Noailles
    White House Photographs29 May 1961

    Copy photograph of the first page of a letter written by George Washington to the Count de Noailles (Philippe, Comte de Noailles), dated 15 October 1783. President John F. Kennedy presented the letter as a gift to the President of France, Charles de Gaulle.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-17932. Second page of a Letter from George Washington to Count de Noailles
    White House Photographs29 May 1961

    Copy photograph of the second page of a letter written by George Washington to the Count de Noailles (Philippe, Comte de Noailles), dated 15 October 1783. President John F. Kennedy presented the letter as a gift to the President of France, Charles de Gaulle.

  • Digitized Moving Image
    The Task Begun: President Kennedy in Europe, 1961: 30 May-5 June
    United States Government Agencies Collection1961: 30 May-5 June

    Motion picture covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy's 1961 trip to Europe. It uses footage from President Kennedy's Report to the Nation (Presidential Papers, 1961, #231) to introduce each event covered. Included are scenes of President Kennedy in Paris, France; being welcomed, with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, by French President Cha...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 64, Improving World-Wide Consultation
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files28 July 1961

    This folder contains a copy of National Security Action Memoranda number 64 (NSAM 64) to Secretary of State Dean Rusk from President John F. Kennedy discussing a need to improve world-wide consultation as implied in a letter to the President from French President Charles de Gaulle; and a memorandum to President Kennedy from McGeorge Bundy, Special ...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), 1962-1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.18 April 1962-28 February 1963, undated

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). Materials concern Department of Defense expenditures in relation to the balance of payments, a summary of a meeting between Chairman of the JCS Lyman L. Lemnitzer and President of France Charles...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Europe: General, February 1963: 1-6 (2 of 3 folders)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files30 September 1962-6 February 1963, undated

    This file contains memoranda regarding negotiations for Great Britain’s entry into the Common Market (also known as the European Economic Community, or EEC) and resistance by French President Charles de Gaulle, and United States relations and policies toward European countries. Also included are reports of foreign news media reaction to a veto by F...

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