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    Max Freedman Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/25/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 May 1966

    Freedman discusses JFK as a scholar, handling the Catholic question, and the Berlin trip, among other issues.

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    Edward M. Gallagher Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/8/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection8 January 1965

    Gallagher discusses first impressions of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., the Kennedy household, impressions of Rose Kennedy, the relationship between Joe Kennedy and John F. Fitzgerald, and Joe Kennedy's influence on John F. Kennedy, among other issues.

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    Joseph P. Healey Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/23/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 April 1964

    In this interview Healey discusses meeting the Kennedy brothers at Harvard; John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] campaign for the House of Representatives in 1946; Healey’s political experience in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Michael J. Neville; Massachusetts politics in the postwar period; the “age factor” in the 1946 campaign; the development of JFK’s public spe...

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    Luella Hennessey Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/26/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection26 November 1964

    Hennessey discusses meeting the Kennedy family, her role as the family nurse, accompanying them to London, her memories of her time spent with the Kennedys, among other issues.

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    Luella Hennessey-Donovan Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 9/25/1991
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 September 1991

    Hennessey-Donovan discusses living in England with the Kennedy family while Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. was ambassador to that country; attending the birth of all but one of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.’s grandchildren; John F. and Robert F. Kennedy’s assassinations; and founding the Kennedy-Donovan Center; among other issues.

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    Benjamin A. "Benny" Jacobson Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/6/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 April 1964

    In this interview Jacobson discusses meeting John F. Kennedy [JFK] at Harvard University in 1936 and interactions with him at the school; visiting the Cape with the Kennedy family, 1937–1938; JFK’s plans for after his Harvard graduation; JFK’s 1946 congressional campaign; flying back with JFK from the 1960 Democratic National Convention; interactio...

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    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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    Henry R. Luce Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/11/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 November 1965

    Luce discusses writing the foreword to the 1940 and 1961 editions of While England Slept, his friendship with Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Time, Inc. publications’ coverage of the Kennedy administration.

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    Dennis J. Roberts Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/1/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 December 1966

    In this interview Roberts discusses working with John F. Kennedy [JFK] on New England issues when he was a congressman and a senator; JFK and the American textile industry; JFK and other New England governors; the significance of New England solidarity at national political conventions; Adlai E. Stevenson and the 1956 Democratic National Convention...

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