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    William E. Knox Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 9/20/1977
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 September 1977

    This written statement focuses on William E. Knox’s trips to the Soviet Union and Knox’s meeting with Chairman Krushchev in 1962, among other issues.

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    Liz Kovacs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/7/1978
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 June 1978

    Liz Kovacs was the daughter of a serviceman in the United States Navy who was stationed in Guantanamo during the Cuban Missile Crisis. This interview focuses on Kovacs’ recollections of living on the Naval base in Guantanamo and of the base being evacuated during the crisis.

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    John E. Nolan Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/25/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 April 1967

    In this interview he discusses the Cuban prisoners release project, including working with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy; why the Cubans agreed to the prisoners’ release; trips to Cuba and interactions with Fidel Castro; starting as the administrative assistant to the Attorney General; James B. Donovan; Castro’s view of the United States; prob...

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    Alan Raywid Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 8/15/1974
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection15 August 1974

    This interview covers preparations for the March on Washington in 1963, the transition from the Eisenhower to Kennedy administration, and incidents in the Justice Department under Robert F. Kennedy, among other topics.

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    John R. Reilly Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 12/16/1970
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 December 1970

    This interview focuses on printed materials about the Kennedy Administration, Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] time as attorney general, and RFK’s efforts against organized crime, among other issues.

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    George A. Smathers Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 3/31/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection31 March 1964

    This interview focuses on the relationship between John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Senator Smathers, JFK’s handling of US-Cuba relations, and JFK’s interest in the future of Latin America, among other issues.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Schlesinger, Arthur M., 1961: March-April
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.November 1909, 1961: 3 March-21 April, undated

    This folder contains memoranda between the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and Arthur M. Schlesinger, Special Assistant to the President. Topics include Bolivia, Cuba, ambassadorial appointments, Schlesinger's trip to Latin America, the John Birch Society, and a solicitation by the Pach Brothers to photograph the Pr...

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    “What Nixon Said: A Collection of His Public Utterances, 1946-1960,” DNC issuance: Foreign Policy: Latin America
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601952-1960

    This folder contains quotes by Richard M. Nixon concerning United States policies towards Latin America, particularly Cuba, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.

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    Convention: Clippings
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196011 March 1957-29 June 1960, undated

    This folder contains newspaper clippings concerning the 1960 presidential campaign; the Democratic and Republican parties; Cuba; various presidential primaries; Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev; public opinion and polling; Vice President Richard M. Nixon; James R. “Jimmy” Hoffa, President of the Teamsters Union; Japan; former Illinois Governo...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    FO: 3-3-1: CO 1 [Communist Bloc]-CO 55 [Cuba]: Executive
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files20 March 1959-29 October 1962, undated

    Materials in this folder include letters, memoranda, and telegrams concerning trade between the United States and Cuba, particularly the importing of cigars from Cuba to the United States. Of note are copies of Proclamation 3504, “Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba,” signed October 23, 1962, and Proclamation 3447, “Embargo on...

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