Hackett, David L.: Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 10/21/1970
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About Oral History
Hackett, David Low, 1926-2011
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In this interview Hackett discusses working in the Justice Department under Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy [RFK], specifically on the issues of juvenile delinquency and poverty; getting the Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Offenses Control Act passed and processing the related grant applications; traveling with RFK to impoverished areas; experiencing friction with R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., as head of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty; and RFK’s approach to poverty programs, among other issues.
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21 October 1970
Donated to the United States
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