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Register of the Richard Thomas Kennedy Papers, 1974-1980
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Thomas Kennedy next hit papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1974-1980
    Collection number: 83063
    Creator: previous hit Kennedy, Richard next hit T., 1919-
    Extent: 92 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 17 phonotapes, 2 video tapes. (39 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches, correspondence, memoranda, reports, transcripts of hearings, and printed matter, relating to nuclear power plants in the U.S., and especially to the Three Mile Island nuclear accident.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], previous hit Richard Thomas Kennedy next hit papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    Nuclear energy--United States.
    Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.)
    United States--Politics and government.
    Video tapes.
    Nuclear energy.

    Biographical Note

    1919 Dec. 24 Born, Rochester, New York
    1942-1965 U.S. Army (Colonel)
    1959-1961 Planning and financial management adviser to Iran
    1962 Army General Staff, Washington, D.C.
    1965-1969 International affairs adviser, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
    1969-1971 Senior member of the staff, National Security Council
    1971-1972 Director, Staff Planning and Coordination, National Security Council
    1973-1975 Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Council planning
    1976-1980 Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    1981-1982 Undersecretary for Management, State Department
    1983- Ambassador-at-large for nuclear non-proliferation affairs
    12 Jan. 1998 Died