Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Sound recording of a meeting on civil rights legislation held on October 29, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Deputy Attorney General Nicholas deB. Katzenbach; Representative Emanuel Celler (New York); Minority Leader, Representative Charles Halleck (Indiana); Representative William McCulloch (Ohio); Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John McCormack (Massachusetts); Representative Leslie Arends (Illinois); Assistant Attorney General Burke Marshall; and Representative Carl Albert (Oklahoma). They discuss counting votes for the civil rights legislation, legislative procedure, a press statement, and the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC). This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 118/A54, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 118/A54 in its entirety.