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Political assassination

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn Folsom, interviewed by Maureen Kane

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Abstract 1261 Carolyn Folsom, interviewed by Maureen Kane, April 19, 1979, Bangor, Maine. Folsom talks about her childhood in northern Maine in the 1930s and 40s; games and fun for poor children; responsibilities and division of labor in her marriage; celebration of the end of WWII in Millinocket, Maine; assassinations of the Kennedy brothers and Martin Luther King Jr.; racism in the South; movies of her childhood; her concerns for the future; changes in Millinocket; fashions when she was in high...
Dates: 1974-1980

Catherine Larkin, interviewed by Nancy Woodbury

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Abstract 1262 Catherine Larkin, interviewed by Nancy Woodbury, May 14, 1979, Bangor, Maine. Larkin talks about her childhood in Saco, Maine, in the 1940s and 50s, including chores, recreation, and education; Kennedy’s assassination shortly after his visit to the University of Maine; why she was not a 'women’s libber;' and being afraid of Soviet atomic bombs as a child. Text: 21 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1338 1 hour. mfc_na1262_t1338_01, mfc_na1262_t1338_02
Dates: 1974-1980

Daniel O. Bell, interviewed by Victoria Card

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Abstract 1007 Daniel O. Bell interviewed by Victoria Card, November 2, 1975, Pownal, Maine. Bell talks about his experiences as a college student, 1966-1971; student activism at the University of Maine beginning in 1968; student strike to protest US involvement in Cambodia; the draft, how it worked, and means of avoiding being drafted; draft dodgers; role of media in shaping perspectives of war; Kent State and Jackson State shootings and the response at the University of Maine; differences between...
Dates: 1974-1980

David Smith, interviewed by Judy Clark

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Abstract 1260 David Smith, interviewed by Judy Clark, April 18, 1979, Old Town, Maine. Smith discusses his childhood in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, in the 1940s and 50s; childhood games and recreation; differences between his childhood and that of his children; flying for the National Guard; his recollection of Kennedy’s assassination; the Korean War seeming fun to him as a boy; polio scare; civil defense; the space race; and the advantages of technology. Text: 27 pp. transcript Recording: T 1336 1 hour....
Dates: 1974-1980

Lewis Kershner, interviewed by Nancy Chellis

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Abstract 1003 Lewis Kershner interviewed by Nancy Chellis, November 3, 1975, in Orono, Maine. Kershner talks about historical events of the 1960s and 70s; Nixon and the Watergate scandal; joining the ROTC and prolonging his college career to avoid being sent to Vietnam; opinion of draft dodgers; positive view of women’s liberation as long as it is not militant; Kennedy’s assassination and how it differed from Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination; reaction to the Kent State and Jackson State shootings...
Dates: 1974-1980

Nancy Kroemer McInnis, interviewed by Deborah Shippee

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Abstract 1010 Nancy Kroemer McInnis, interviewed by Deborah Shippee, October 20, 1975, Orono, Maine. McInnis discusses her childhood in northern Maine in the 1950s and 60s; early dating experiences; marrying because she was pregnant; Kennedy’s assassination; returning to finish her college degree and coursework providing her with positive reinforcement; women’s liberation as a good development; the ideal man and ideal woman, and her first experiences with television. Text: 25 pp. transcript plus 6 pp....
Dates: 1974-1980

Robert Bourget, interviewed by Rhonda Lee Walfield

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Abstract 1319 Robert Bourget, interviewed by Rhonda Lee Walfield, March 20, 1980, Bath, Maine. Bourget talks about events and trends of the mid-twentieth century; the growth of purchase on credit; early television; his WWII Navy service; corruption and problems with the political system; Kennedy’s assassination and his disbelief at the official stance on it; American dependence on foreign oil; his views on women’s equality; and the Battle of Iwo Jima and why dropping the atomic bomb was necessary. Text:...
Dates: 1974-1980

Russell Christensen, interviewed by Maryellen McCallum

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Abstract 1136 Russell Christensen, interviewed by Maryellen McCallum, December 2, 1977, Orono, Maine. Christensen talks about his childhood in Gardiner, Maine, in the 1930s and 40s; jobs he held; finding the strength to be open about his Marxist beliefs; significance of Trotsky’s murder; reaction to Kennedy’s assassination; his view of women’s liberation; military service in Korea and desire to emulate WWII heroes; dire predictions for the future unless humanity embraces socialism; and China as a model...
Dates: 1974-1980

Suzanne Thompson, interviewed by Susan Simpson

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Abstract 1015 Suzanne Thompson interviewed by Susan Simpson, November 22, 1975, Kenduskeag, Maine. Thompson talks about the events and issues of the 1950s to 1975; the advantages of growing up in a large family; why she wants only one child; learning IBM keypunch; C.B. radio as both a social and practical device; Kennedy’s assassination; Vietnam War; why the US is aiding other countries too much; women’s liberation and equal rights; television and violence; and her fascination with psychic predictions....
Dates: 1974-1980

Terry-Ann Lunt Aucoin, interviewed by Michele Byrnes

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Abstract 1013 Terry-Ann Lunt Aucoin, interviewed by Michele Byrnes for IDL 105, fall 1975, Bangor Community College, Maine. 38 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. and trans. Aucoin, director of the Maine Human Rights Commission, talks about her life and education; politics; Kennedy’s assassination; Kent State; Vietnam War; Nixon and Watergate; ERA; women in the job market. Text: brief catalog and transcript. Recording: T 1024 1 hour.
Dates: 1974-1980