Reminiscences of John Lawrence Siegenthaler : oral history, 1974.


Siegenthaler, John L., 1927-. Reminiscences of John Lawrence Siegenthaler : oral history, 1974.

Reminiscences of John Lawrence Siegenthaler : oral history, 1974.

Early life; experiences as investigative reporter for the Nashville TENNESSEAN; TENNESSEAN in the 1950s; work for John F. Kennedy's campaign and with Robert Kennedy until 1962; civil rights involvement; southern journalism; TENNESSEAN attitudes on Tennessee Valley Authority and concern with southern issues; Roberty Kennedy's campaign and assassination.

Transcript: 121 leaves.

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