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    Beer, Samuel H.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/7/2002
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection7 November 2002

    Beer discusses John F. Kennedy''s place in the Democratic Party and relationship with Democratic politicians, social issues and social programs, his extramarital affairs and those of other politicians, and various academics involved with the Kennedy administration, among other issues.

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    Belafonte, Harry: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 5/20/2005
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 May 2005

    Belafonte discusses the development of his political awareness, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and others in the civil rights movement, and collaboration and conflict with John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, among other issues.

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    James Bennett Oral History Interview - RFK #1, 11/11/1974
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 November 1974

    Bennett discusses the attorneys general under whom he served, Robert F. Kennedy’s Justice Department reforms, and J. Edgar Hoover, among other issues.

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    Bernhard, Berl I.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/17/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 June 1968

    Bernhard discusses the often contentious relations between the Commission on Civil Rights, John F. Kennedy’s White House, and the Justice Department, especially after a report and recommendations that the Commission made about Mississippi, among other issues.

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    Bernhard, Berl I.: Oral History Interivew - JFK #2, 7/23/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection23 July 1968

    Bernhard discusses committees on equal employment, discrimination in housing, and the discrimination in the military, as well as his relations with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempts to discredit King.

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    Biemiller, Andrew John: Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/24/1979
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection24 May 1979

    Biemiller discusses the Kennedy and Johnson administrations’ legislative records, particularly on labor issues; specific issues and pieces of legislation; civil rights; and the labor movement’s relationship with the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, among other issues.

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    Blaik, Earl H.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/2/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection2 December 1964

    Blaik discusses John F. Kennedy's (JFK) love of football, civil rights arbitration in Birmingham, Alabama, and JFK’s views on the system of appointments to West Point, among other issues.

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    Bolling, Richard W.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/1/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection1 November 1965

    Bolling discusses his work with John F. Kennedy (JFK) on the Landrum-Griffin labor bill, JFK’s relationship with Speaker of the House Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn, the 1960 presidential campaign in California, the process of reforming the House Rules Committee.

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    Bookbinder, Hyman H.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/22/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 July 1964

    Bookbinder discusses John F. Kennedy’s work on labor legislation during him time in Congress, the Kennedy administration’s work on civil rights issues, and addresses various criticisms of JFK and his administration, among other issues.

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    Booker, Simeon S.: Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/27/1967
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 April 1967

    Booker discusses African Americans’ disappointment with and distrust of John F. Kennedy (JFK) due to his lack of action on civil rights in Congress; his experience with the 1960 Kennedy-for-President campaign, JFK and Robert F. Kennedy's awareness of civil rights during the Presidency.

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