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Database : ProQuest History Vault: American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate, 1960-1975

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ProQuest History Vault: American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate, 1960-1975

The Kennedy files include documents from the 1960 presidential campaign and cover the major issues dealt with during his presidency. The Johnson administration collection covers his 7-year presidency, from the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 to civil unrest and fighting in Vietnam. Nixon administration materials consist of his White House files and official transcripts of the 4 major Watergate-related trials. There is also a collection of economic records from the Ford administration, included because many of Ford’s advisers worked in the Nixon administration. Collections from other federal agencies are included: records of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); records of the National Council on Indian Opportunity, FBI files on the American Indian Movement; records of the Associated Press’s Cape Canaveral Bureau.

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