Encyclopedia of the Kennedys: The People and Events That Shaped America

Editor/Author Siracusa, Joseph M.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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ISBN: 978-1-59-884538-9
Category: History - United States -- History
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An expansive reference that overviews John F. Kennedy's presidency, covering the people, places, and events that comprised the political landscape of the Kennedy era.

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Kennedy Era
  • Chronology
  • Volume 1
  • A
  • Abernathy, Ralph David
  • Acheson, Dean Gooderham
  • Affirmative Action
  • African Americans
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (1967)
  • Aiken, George David
  • Albert, Carl Bert
  • Alger, Bruce
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Allen, James Edward, Jr.
  • Allott, Gordon Llewellyn
  • Alsop, Joseph Wright, Jr.
  • Alsop, Stewart Johonnot Oliver
  • American Independent Party
  • American Indian Movement (AIM)
  • Anderson, Clinton Presba
  • Anderson, George Whelan, Jr.
  • Antiwar Movement
  • Appeasement
  • Area Redevelopment Act (1961)
  • Arends, Leslie Cornelius
  • Arms Control
  • Arms Race
  • Aspinall, Wayne Norviel
  • Assassination of John F. Kennedy
  • B
  • Badeau, John Stothoff
  • Baez, Joan
  • Bailey, John Moran
  • Baker v. Carr (1962)
  • Baker, Robert Gene
  • Baldwin, James
  • Ball, George Wildman
  • Barnett, Ross R.
  • Bartlett, Edward Lewis
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Bayh, Birch Evans
  • Beirne, Joseph Anthony
  • Bell, David Elliott
  • Bennett, Wallace Foster
  • Berle, Adolf Augustus, Jr.
  • Berlin Crisis
  • Berrigan, Daniel
  • Bible, Alan D.
  • Biemiller, Andrew John
  • Bilingual Education Act (1968)
  • Bissell, Richard Mervin
  • Black, Eugene Robert
  • Black, Hugo Lafayette
  • Black Panther Party
  • Blough, Roger Miles
  • Boggs, Thomas Hale
  • Bohlen, Charles Eustis
  • Bolling, Richard Walker
  • Bowles, Chester
  • Brennan, William Joseph, Jr.
  • Bridges, Harry Alfred Renton
  • Bridges, Henry Styles
  • Brinkley, David
  • Brown, Clarence
  • Brown, Edmund Gerald, Sr.
  • Brown, H. Rap
  • Brown, Harold
  • Brown, Winthrop Gilman
  • Bruce, David Kirkpatrick Este
  • Buckley, Charles Anthony
  • Bunche, Ralph Johnson
  • Bundy, McGeorge
  • Bundy, William Putnam
  • Burke, Arleigh Albert
  • Bush, Prescott Sheldon
  • Byrd, Robert Carlyle
  • C
  • Califano, Joseph Anthony, Jr.
  • Campaign of 1960
  • Campus Teach-ins
  • Cannon, Clarence
  • Capehart, Homer Earl
  • Carmichael, Stokely
  • Carson, Rachel
  • Cary, William Lucius
  • Case, Clifford Philip
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Celebrezze, Anthony Joseph
  • Celler, Emanuel
  • Chappaquiddick Incident
  • Charyk, Joseph Vincent
  • Chavez, Cesar
  • Chayes, Abram
  • Chicano Movement
  • Civil Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Clark, Joseph Sill, Jr.
  • Clay, Lucius Dubignon
  • Clean Air Act (1963)
  • Clifford, Clark
  • Cointelpro
  • Colmer, William Meyers
  • Communications Satellite Act (1962)
  • Community Action Program (CAP)
  • Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
  • Connally, John Bowden, Jr.
  • Connor, Theophilus Eugene (“Bull”)
  • Cooley, Harold Dunbar
  • Cooper, John Sherman
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Countercultural Movement
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Cousins, Norman
  • Cox, Archibald
  • Cronkite, Walter Leland
  • Cuba
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Curran, Joseph Edwin
  • Curtis, Carl Thomas
  • Curtis, Thomas Bradford
  • D
  • Daley, Richard Joseph
  • Dawson, William Levi
  • Day, James Edward
  • Delaney, James J.
  • Dellinger, David
  • Democratic National Convention (1968)
  • Democratic Party
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Department of Transportation (1966)
  • Dillon, Clarence Douglas
  • Dirksen, Everett McKinley
  • DiSalle, Michael Vincent
  • Dixon, Paul Randall
  • Dodd, Thomas Joseph
  • Donovan, James Britt
  • Douglas, Paul Howard
  • Douglas, William Orville
  • Drugs
  • Dryden, Hugh Latimer
  • Dulles, Allen Welsh
  • Dylan, Bob
  • E
  • Eastland, James Oliver
  • Eaton, Cyrus Stephen
  • Economic Opportunity Act (1964)
  • Education
  • Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee (ENDC)
  • Eisenhower, Dwight David
  • Eisenhower, Milton Stover
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1965)
  • Ellender, Allen Joseph
  • Engle, Clair
  • Environmental Movement
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Ervin, Samuel James, Jr.
  • Estes, Billie Sol
  • Evers, Medgar Wiley
  • F
  • Fair Housing Act of 1968
  • Fallout Shelters
  • Farmer, James Leonard
  • Federal-Aid Highway Act (1962)
  • Findley, Paul
  • Fisher, Adrian Sanford
  • Fong, Hiram Leong
  • Food Stamp Act of 1964
  • Ford, Gerald Rudolph
  • Ford, Henry, II
  • Foreign Policy for a New Generation
  • Forman, James
  • Forrestal, Michael Vincent
  • Fortas, Abe
  • Foster, William Chapman
  • Frankfurter, Felix
  • Free Fire Zones
  • Freeman, Orville Lothrop
  • Free Speech Movement (FSM)
  • Friedan, Betty
  • Fulbright, James William
  • Funston, George Keith
  • G
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth
  • Gardner, John
  • Garrison, Jim
  • Gavin, James Maurice
  • Gilpatric, Roswell Leavitt
  • Glenn, John Herschel, Jr.
  • Goldberg, Arthur Joseph
  • Goldwater, Barry Morris
  • Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa
  • Goodell, Charles Ellsworth
  • Goodwin, Richard Naradhof
  • Graham, Philip Leslie
  • Graham, William Franklin
  • Grand Design for Europe
  • Great Depression
  • Great Society
  • Green, William J., Jr.
  • Gregory, Dick
  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • Gruening, Ernest Henry
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • H
  • Haggerty, Cornelius Joseph
  • Halberstam, David
  • Hall, Gus
  • Halleck, Charles Abraham
  • Hanoi Hilton
  • Harlan, John Marshall
  • Harriman, William Averell
  • Harrington, Edward Michael
  • Harris, Louis
  • Hartke, Rupert Vance
  • Hatfield, Mark Odum
  • Hayden, Carl Trumbull
  • Head Start
  • Heller, Walter Wolfgang
  • Helms, Richard McGarrah
  • Henry, Aaron Edd
  • Hesburgh, Theodore Martin
  • Hickenlooper, Bourke Blakemore
  • Higher Education Act (1965)
  • Hill, Lister
  • Hilsman, Roger
  • Hispanics
  • Hitch, Charles Johnston
  • Hodges, Luther Hartwell
  • Hoffman, Abbie
  • Hoover, Herbert Clark
  • Hoover, John Edgar
  • Hotline Agreement (1963)
  • Howe, Irving
  • Hruska, Roman Lee
  • Hughes, Howard Robard
  • Hull, Cordell
  • Humphrey, George Magoffin
  • Humphrey, Hubert Horatio
  • Hunt, Haroldson Lafayette, Jr.
  • Huntley, Chester Robert
  • Hutchins, Robert Maynard
  • Volume 2
  • I
  • Ickes, Harold Leclair
  • J
  • Jackson, Henry Martin
  • Javits, Jacob Koppel
  • Jennings, William Pat
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Johnson, Claudia Alta Taylor (“Lady Bird”)
  • Johnson, Lyndon Baines
  • Johnson, Thomas Francis
  • Johnson, Ural Alexis
  • Johnston, Olin Dewitt
  • Jordan, Benjamin Everett
  • Judd, Walter Henry
  • K
  • Katzenbach, Nicholas de Belleville
  • Kaysen, Carl
  • Keating, Kenneth Barnard
  • Kefauver, Carey Estes
  • Kelsey, Frances Oldham
  • Kennan, George Frost
  • Kennedy, Caroline Bouvier
  • Kennedy, Carolyn Bessette
  • Kennedy, Edward Moore
  • Kennedy, Ethel Skakel
  • Kennedy, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
  • Kennedy, John Fitzgerald
  • Kennedy, Joseph Patrick, Jr.
  • Kennedy, Joseph Patrick, Sr.
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Kennedy, Robert Francis
  • Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald
  • Kennedy, Rosemary
  • Keogh, Eugene James
  • Keppel, Francis
  • Kerner, Otto, Jr.
  • Kerner Commission
  • Kerr, Clark
  • Keyserling, Leon H.
  • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
  • King, Cecil Rhodes
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Krulak, Victor Harold
  • Kuchel, Thomas Henry
  • L
  • Laird, Melvin Robert
  • Landis, James McCauley
  • Lansdale, Edward G.
  • Laos
  • Larson, Leonard Winfield
  • Lausche, Frank John
  • Lawford, Patricia Kennedy
  • Lawford, Peter Sidney
  • Lawrence, David Leo
  • Leary, Timothy
  • LeMay, Curtis Emerson
  • Lemnitzer, Lyman L.
  • Lincoln, Evelyn Norton
  • Lincoln, Murray Danforth
  • Lindsay, John Vliet
  • Lippmann, Walter
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot
  • Loeb, James Isaac, Jr.
  • Loeb, William
  • Loevinger, Lee
  • Long, Edward Vaughan
  • Long, Oren Ethelbert
  • Long, Russell Billiu
  • Lovett, Robert Abercrombie
  • Luce, Henry Robinson
  • M
  • Macdonald, Dwight
  • Magnuson, Warren Grant
  • Mahon, George Herman
  • Mailer, Norman
  • Malcolm X
  • Mann, Thomas Clifton
  • Manning, Robert Joseph
  • Manpower Development and Training Act (1962)
  • Mansfield, Michael Joseph
  • Marshall, Burke
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • Martin, William McChesney
  • Mathias, Charles McCurdy
  • McCarthy, Eugene Joseph
  • McCarthy, Mary
  • McClellan, John Little
  • McCloskey, Matthew Henry
  • McCloy, John Jay
  • McCone, John Alex
  • McCormack, John William
  • McCormick, Robert Rutherford
  • McCulloch, William M.
  • McDonald, David John
  • McGee, Gale William
  • McGovern, George Stanley
  • McIntyre, Thomas James
  • McMillan, John Lanneau
  • McMurrin, Sterling Moss
  • McNamara, Patrick Vincent
  • McNamara, Robert Strange
  • McNaughton, John Theodore
  • Meany, George
  • Medicare/Medicaid Act of 1965
  • Merchant, Livingston Tallmadge
  • Meredith, James Howard
  • Metcalf, Lee
  • Miller, George Paul
  • Miller, William Edward
  • Mills, Wilbur Daigh
  • Minow, Newton Norman
  • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
  • Missile Gap
  • Mitchell, Clarence M.
  • Model Cities Program
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Monroney, Almer Stillwell (“Mike”)
  • Morgan, Thomas Ellsworth
  • Morgenthau, Henry, Jr.
  • Morrison, De Lesseps Story
  • Morse, Wayne Lyman
  • Morton, Thruston Ballard
  • Moscoso Mora Rodriguez, Jose Teodoro
  • Moss, Frank Edward
  • Moss, John Emerson
  • Moynihan, Daniel Patrick
  • Mundt, Karl Ernst
  • Munoz Marin, Luis
  • Murrow, Edward Roscoe
  • Muskie, Edmund Sixtus
  • My Lai Massacre (1968)
  • N
  • Nader, Ralph
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National Farm Workers Association (NFWA)
  • National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • Native Americans
  • Nelson, Gaylord Anton
  • Neuberger, Maurine Brown
  • New Deal
  • New Frontier
  • New Left
  • Nitze, Paul Henry
  • Nixon, Richard Milhous
  • Nolting, Frederick Ernest, Jr.
  • Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Norstad, Lauris
  • O
  • O'Brien, Lawrence Francis
  • O'Donnell, Kenneth Patrick
  • Operation Breadbasket
  • Orrick, William Horsley, Jr.
  • Oswald, Lee Harvey
  • Outer Space Treaty (1967)
  • P
  • Pacification
  • Passman, Otto Ernest
  • Pastore, John Orlando
  • Patman, John William Wright
  • Patterson, John Malcolm
  • Pauling, Linus Carl
  • Peace Corps
  • Pearson, Andrew Russell
  • Pell, Claiborne de Borda
  • Physical Fitness
  • Pittman, Steuart Lansing
  • Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr.
  • Powers, David Francis
  • Powers, Francis Gary
  • Press
  • Prettyman, Elijah Barrett
  • Prohibition
  • Proxmire, Edward William
  • PT-109
  • R
  • Randolph, Asa Philip
  • Ray, James Earl
  • Rayburn, Samuel Taliaferro
  • Reischauer, Edwin Oldfather
  • Republican Party
  • Reston, James Barrett
  • Reuss, Henry Schoellkopf
  • Reuther, Walter P.
  • Rhodes, John Jacob
  • Ribicoff, Abraham Alexander
  • Rickover, Hyman George
  • Robertson, A. Willis
  • Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich
  • Rockwell, George Lincoln
  • Romney, George Wilcken
  • Rooney, John James
  • Roosa, Robert Vincent
  • Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor
  • Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
  • Rostow, Walt Whitman
  • Rousselot, John Harbin
  • Rowan, Carl Thomas
  • Ruby, Jack
  • Rudd, Mark
  • Rusk, David Dean
  • Russell, Richard Brevard
  • Rustin, Bayard
  • Ryan, William Fitts
  • Volume 3
  • S
  • Salinger, Pierre Emil George
  • Saltonstall, Leverett
  • Samuelson, Paul Anthony
  • Sanders, Carl Edward
  • Scali, John Alfred
  • Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
  • Scott, Hugh Doggett
  • Scranton, William Warren
  • Seaborg, Glenn Theodore
  • Seale, Bobby
  • Search and Destroy Policy
  • Shoup, David Monroe
  • Shriver, Eunice Kennedy
  • Shriver, R. Sargent
  • Shuman, Charles Baker
  • Simkin, William Edward
  • Sinatra, Francis Albert
  • Sirhan, Sirhan B.
  • Smathers, George Armistead
  • Smith, Howard Worth
  • Smith, Jean Kennedy
  • Smith, Margaret Chase
  • Smith, Stephen Edward
  • Sorensen, Theodore Chaikin
  • Space Program
  • Sparkman, John Jackson
  • Spellman, Francis Joseph
  • Spock, Benjamin
  • Stahr, Elvis Jacob, Jr.
  • Stanton, Frank
  • Steel Industry
  • Stennis, John Cornelius
  • Stettinius, Edward Reilly, Jr.
  • Stevenson, Adlai Ewing
  • Stewart, Potter
  • Stimson, Henry Lewis
  • Stone, Isidor Feinstein
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
  • Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
  • Sullivan, William Healy
  • Sulzberger, Arthur Ochs
  • Swidler, Joseph Charles
  • Symington, William Stuart
  • T
  • Taft, Robert Alphonso
  • Talmadge, Herman Eugene
  • Taylor, Maxwell Davenport
  • Teller, Edward
  • Terry, Luther Leonidas
  • Thomas, Albert Langston
  • Thomas, Norman Mattoon
  • Thompson, Frank, Jr.
  • Thompson, Llewellyn E., Jr.
  • Tlatelolco, Treaty of (1967)
  • Tower, John Goodwin
  • Trade Expansion Act (1962)
  • Truman, Harry S.
  • Truth in Lending Act (1968)
  • U
  • Udall, Stewart Lee
  • Unions
  • Unruh, Jesse Marvin
  • Upward Bound
  • Urban Mass Transport Administration
  • Urban Riots of the 1960s
  • V
  • Vietnam
  • VISTA
  • Voting Rights Act (1965)
  • W
  • Wagner, Robert Ferdinand, Jr.
  • Walker, Edwin Anderson
  • Wallace, George Corley
  • Walter, Francis Eugene
  • War on Poverty
  • Warren, Earl
  • Warren Commission
  • Watson, Thomas John, Jr.
  • Watts Riot (1965)
  • Weaver, Robert Clifton
  • Webb, James Edwin
  • Welch, Robert Henry Winborne, Jr.
  • Westmoreland, William C.
  • White, Byron Raymond
  • White, Theodore Harold
  • Whittaker, Charles Evans
  • Wiesner, Jerome Bert
  • Wilderness Act of 1964
  • Wiley, Alexander
  • Wilkins, Roy
  • Williams, Gerhard Mennen
  • Williams, Harrison Arlington, Jr.
  • Williams, John Bell
  • Williams, John James
  • Wilson, Robert Carlton
  • Wirtz, William Willard
  • Women's Liberation Movement
  • Work Incentive Program of 1967
  • Y
  • Yarborough, Ralph Webster
  • Yarmolinsky, Adam
  • Yost, Charles Woodruff
  • Young, Whitney Moore
  • Z
  • Zorin-McCloy Agreement (1961)
  • Zuckert, Eugene M.
  • Appendix I: Documents
  • Address of Senator John F. Kennedy Accepting the Democratic Party Nomination for the Presidency of the United States
  • Address of Senator John F. Kennedy to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association
  • Kennedy–Nixon: Presidential Campaign Debates (1960)
  • First Debate: September 26, 1960
  • Second Debate: October 7, 1960
  • Third Debate: October 13, 1960
  • President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
  • Special Message to the Congress on Urgent National Needs
  • John F. Kennedy's Long Twilight Struggle Speech, University of Washington, November 16, 1961
  • Statement on the Steel Crisis
  • Radio and Television Report to the Nation on the Situation at the University of Mississippi
  • Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba
  • Remarks in the Rudolph Wilde Platz
  • Robert F. Kennedy's Tribute to John F. Kennedy at the Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 27, 1964
  • Warren Commission: Report (1964)
  • Remarks of Senator Robert F. Kennedy to the Cleveland City Club, April 5, 1968.
  • Robert F. Kennedy: Unwinnable War Speech, Chicago, February 8, 1968
  • Senator Edward M., Kennedy's Address to the Democratic National Convention, New York City, August 12, 1980.
  • Appendix II: Officeholders during the Kennedy Administration
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • About the Author