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    Robert A. Hurwitch Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/4/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection4 May 1964

    This interview focuses on U.S. economic policy in regards to Cuba during the Kennedy Admin., reactions of U.S. citizens to the Cuban policy, and the United States' economic investments in Cuba at the time of Fidel Castro's takeover, among other things.

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    Robert A. Hurwitch Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 2/17/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 Feb 1967

    This interview focuses on Bay of Pigs prisoners, exchanges with Fidel Castro for the prisoners, and effects of the missile crisis on prisoner release, among other things.

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    U. Alexis Johnson Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/18/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 June 1964

    Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. In this interview, U. Alexis Johnson discusses working with John F. Kennedy [JFK] during the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Laos Crisis and the Cuban Missile Crisis, in addition to his personal experience with JFK’s conduct in official meetings, among other issues.

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    Cuban Prisoner Exchange Panel Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/2/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 June 1964

    Jones, Oberdorfer, and Rogovin discuss the feasibility of the Cuban prisoners exchange, negotiations with U.S. corporations over whether or not the goods they donated would be tax exempt, the Red Cross’s involvement, and the problems with fulfilling Cuba’s ransom demands, among other issues.

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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...

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    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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    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 4/30/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection30 April 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses the 1962 steel crisis; some major issues and accomplishments of John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] presidency; choosing the U.S. Ambassador to Russia; foreign aid and treaties; the military coup in Peru; the space race during the Kennedy Administration; the 1962 congressional and gubernatorial campaigns; JFK...

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    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #8, 2/27/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #8, 2/27/1965
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

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    Laura Cecelia Bergquist Knebel Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 8/1/1977
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 August 1977

    Knebel discusses John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) personality; his relationship with Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy; his and Robert F. Kennedy’s preoccupation with Cuba, speculation on things JFK would have done had he lived, among other issues.

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