Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Sound recording of three meetings held on July 10, 1963, concerning the ongoing labor situation with railroad workers. Included are meetings with White House staffers, with labor and management officials, and with Congressional leadership. Please note that this recording was opened in November 1985 as part of the Railroad Works Rules Dispute tape. Participants in the White House staffer meeting include President John F. Kennedy, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs W. Averell Harriman, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy, and Deputy Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Carl Kaysen. Participants in the labor and management meeting include President Kennedy, Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Labor-Management Relations James Reynolds, and the following labor and management officials: Joseph Judge, Charles Luna, Louis Corsi, Louis Wagner, Robert Perkins, H.E. Gilbert, Roy Davidson, Richard Murway, Neil Speirs, J.E. Wolfe, David Swit, John Gaherin, E.L. (Ernest) Hallman, C.A. MacRae, and Francis O'Neill. Participants in the Congressional leadership meeting include Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John McCormack (Representative from Massachusetts), Senator Mike Mansfield of Montana, Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota, Senator Lister Hill of Alabama, Senator Wayne Morse of Oregon, Senator Pat McNamara of Michigan, Representative Carl Albert of Oklahoma, and Representative Adam C. Powell of New York. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 97, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 97 in its entirety.