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    Felix Frankfurter Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/10/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection10 June 1964

    Frankfurter discusses how he came to know Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and his sons, the personal impact of Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.’s death, and a July 26, 1962 meeting with President Kennedy about business issues and financial power, among other issues.

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    Edwin O. Guthman Oral History Interview, JFK #2, 2/24/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection24 February 1968

    Guthman discusses the press coverage of civil rights during the Kennedy Administration, RFK’s relationship with the press, and Guthman’s involvement in the investigation of James R. Hoffa, among other issues.

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    William B. Hartsfield Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/6/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 January 1966

    In this interview Hartsfield discusses the 1960 presidential election; the sit-in demonstrations in Atlanta in the fall of 1960; Martin Luther King’s arrest in Atlanta; the meeting between Hartsfield and the demonstrators; the idea to have John F. Kennedy [JFK] speak out to have King released from jail; proposing this idea to the Democratic Nationa...

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    Kathryn G. Heath Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/27/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 July 1971

    In this interview Heath discusses how she came to join the Office of Education; the leadership within the Office of Education and different ideas on how it should be run; other agencies within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]; changes in the status and administration of HEW; various pieces of education legislation; the 1954 Sup...

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    Aaron E. Henry Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/7/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 May 1969

    In this interview Henry discusses meeting John F. Kennedy [JFK] and Robert F. Kennedy; discussing Mississippi and civil rights issues with President JFK; voting rights and poll taxes; the freedom rides; the murder of three young activists in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964; Mississippi politics beginning in the late fifties; white peo...

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    Aaron E. Henry Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/13/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 May 1969

    In this interview Henry discusses how he first got involved in civil rights activity and how he became an active leader in the NAACP; contact with the Justice Department during the Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration; the FBI investigation into Henry and into the civil rights movement; Henry’s relationship with Medgar Evers; voting rights and voter...

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    Theodore M. Hesburgh Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/27/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 March 1966

    In this interview Hesburgh discusses his contact with John F. Kennedy [JFK] before he was elected President; Harris Wofford on JFK’s staff; different members of the Commission on Civil Rights; meeting with President JFK about the Commission’s reports and recommendations; JFK versus Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson on civil rights, respect...

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    Oliver W. Hill, Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 February 1968

    In this interview Hill discusses working on John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the negative reaction to Lyndon B. Johnson as the vice-presidential candidate in the South and among African-Americans; difficulties for the Southern operations of the JFK campaign; getting the African-American vote in the South for JFK in the 1960 elect...

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    Harry G. Hoffmann Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 8/7/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 August 1964

    In this interview Hoffmann discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] campaign for the 1960 West Virginia [WV] presidential primary; JFK’s religion as a campaign issue in WV; WV press on JFK versus Hubert H. Humphrey; Hoffmann’s interactions with JFK during the WV campaign; President JFK’s continued interest in WV; reaction to the Kennedy Administration in ...

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    Mildred Jeffrey Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/25/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 January 1970

    This interview focuses on John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Presidential campaign, the nomination of Lyndon B. Johnson as Vice President, and formation of the Peace Corps, among other things.

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