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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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