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Anne Shields Oral History

Object Number: 2018.001.0017
Category: Oral Histories
Oral history interview subject: Anne Shields
Oral history interviewer: Stephen Fagin
Type of Object: Oral history
Dimensions: 30 Minutes
Audio oral history interview with Anne Shields. An employee of the National Security Agency in 1963, Shields observed President Kennedy’s funeral procession in Washington, D.C. She later worked in the office of Senator Robert Kennedy and volunteered during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Interview conducted on February 13, 2018, by Curator Stephen Fagin. The interview is 30 minutes long.

The audio attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire interview is available in our Reading Room to on-site researchers or by submitting a Rights & Reproductions Request Form.
Curator's Notes

Anne Shield's sister, Martha Grossman, also recorded an interview for the Museum's ongoing Oral History Project in 2018. Inspired by President Kennedy, Grossman and her husband joined the Peace Corps shortly after the assassination. After training, they served in Colombia in South America from 1964 to 1966. - Stephen Fagin, Curator

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