Mark Dalton Oral History Interview
JFK #1, 8/4/1964
Date of Interview:
August 4, 1964
Place of Interview:
Dalton, a Massachusetts political figure, Kennedy friend, associate, and a member of
John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) staff (1946
1952), discusses JFK’s 1946 congressionalcampaign, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.’s role in the 1946 campaign, and JFK’s opposition to
the Taft-Hartley bill, among other issues.
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Transcript of Oral History Interview
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