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    Civil rights: Mississippi, 1962: 1 October-1 November
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1962: 30 September-19 October

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning desegregation, civil unrest, and racially motivated violence at the University of Mississippi. Materials in this folder include newspaper clippings, a press release of President Kennedy's telegram to Mississippi Governor Ross...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4E.1. University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    Sound recording of part of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording begins in mid-conversation and ends abruptly. The recording of this convers...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.ca. 30 September 1962

    Dictation Belt 4F contains seven sound recordings. The recording of the conversation in item 4F.1 begins on Dictation Belt 4E.1. Item 4F.1 is a sound recording of part of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Miss...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F.1. University of Mississippi Crisis (Item 4E.1 Continued)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    The recording of this conversation begins on Dictation Belt 4E.1. This is a sound recording of part of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. Machine nois...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F.3. Report on Operations Connected with University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    Sound recording of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and possibly Cyrus R. Vance. Vance reports on operations connected with the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording begins in mid-conversation and machine noise follows the conversation. Transcript included. This sound re...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F.4. University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    Sound recording of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. A brief fragment spoken by an unidentified man precedes the conversation. The recording begins in...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F.5. University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    Sound recording of a telephone conversation held on September 30, 1962, between President John F. Kennedy and Governor Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi. They discuss maintaining law and order in Mississippi during the University of Mississippi crisis. The recording ends abruptly. Transcript included. This sound recording was originally recorded...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4F.6. University of Mississippi Crisis
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1962

    Sound recording of two telephone exchanges on September 30, 1962. In the first telephone exchange, Assistant Attorney General Burke Marshall asks [White House Operator?] to place a call to Assistant Attorney General Ramsey Clark. In the second exchange, Marshall asks Clark about operations concerning the University of Mississippi crisis and then as...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 4G
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.ca. 1 October 1962

    Dictation Belt 4G contains six sound recordings. The recording of the conversation in item 4G.1 begins on Dictation Belt 4F.7. Item 4G.1 is part of a telephone conversation probably held on October 1, 1962, between Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and United States Army General Creighton W. Abrams. They complete their discussion about moving troo...

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    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...

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