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    Radio and television report on situation at the University of Mississippi, 30 September 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.September 1962: 28-30

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's radio and television address to the nation regarding desegregation and racially motivated violence at the University of Mississippi. In his speech the President regrets the necessity for any action by the F...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4C.1. University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.ca. 28 September 1962

    Sound recording of a telephone conversation probably held on either September 28 or September 29, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss the University of Mississippi crisis, registering James H. Meredith at the University, maintaining law and order, and...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, 1962: 11 November-10 December
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1962: 28 September-3 December, undated

    Materials in this folder include letters and telegrams in support of the President’s actions concerning the unrest in Oxford, Mississippi and the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, 1962: 26 October-10 November
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1962: 29 September-9 November

    Materials in this folder include letters and telegrams in support of the President’s actions taken in connection with the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi; letters and telegrams condemning the President’s use of Federal troops during the unrest at the University of Mississippi; and telegrams from Mississippi mayors suppo...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Radio and Television Address on the Situation at the University of Mississippi, 30 September 1962
    White House Audio Collection30 September 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s radio and television address to the nation regarding desegregation and racially motivated violence at the University of Mississippi. In his speech President Kennedy regrets the necessity for any action by the federal government, but explains that the freedom to disagree with the law does not include t...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR7515-A. President John F. Kennedy Delivers Address on the James Meredith Crisis at the University of Mississippi
    White House Photographs30 September 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (at desk) delivers a radio and television address regarding the James Meredith integration crisis at the University of Mississippi. All others are unidentified. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

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    AR7515-B. President John F. Kennedy Delivers Address on the James Meredith Crisis at the University of Mississippi
    White House Photographs30 September 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (at desk) delivers a radio and television address regarding the James Meredith integration crisis at the University of Mississippi. All others are unidentified. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

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    AR7515-D. President John F. Kennedy Delivers Address on the Meredith Crisis at the University of Mississippi
    White House Photographs30 September 1962

    President John F. Kennedy delivers a radio and television address regarding the James Meredith integration crisis at the University of Mississippi. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, 11 December 1962-31 March 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files2 October 1962-25 March 1963, undated

    Materials in this folder include requests for an investigation into the shootings of members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), in Greenwood, Mississippi; letters in support of the President’s actions taken in connection with unrest at the University of Mississippi and the admission of James Meredith; and a letter from a resid...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, April 1963: 1-15
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files8 November 1962-8 April 1963, undated

    Materials in this folder include letters regarding the shooting of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee(SNCC) members in Greenwood, Mississippi; letters condemning the Federal government’s involvement with the unrest arising from the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi; and telegrams urgently requesting the President t...

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