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I created this social network analysis graph by using 50-60 pairs of names from the Kenneth O’Donnell FBI folder and inputting them into Palladio. Kenneth O’Donnell was the Special Assistant to the President (JFK). O’Donnell’s node is the largest in…

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The image displays the front cover of Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye, a memoir written by White House staff members Kenneth O'Donnell and David Powers (with reporter Joe McCarthy).

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In Volume VII of the Warren Commission Hearings, pages 452-453, Kenneth O'Donnell recounts his decision to flee Parkland with JFK's body - without permission from the hospital.

Kenneth O Donnell Folder.pdf
This is a 61-page FBI folder from Johnson's Commission on the Assassination of JFK. It contains various witness statements of the Secret Service agents and other White House staff that relate to O'Donnell as a key witness.

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Ten years after the assassination, Kenneth O'Donnell describes what he considers to be JFK's lasting legacy: "he brought young people intimately into politics."

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In his Warren Commission Hearing Testimony, O'Donnell recalls an assassination discussion with JFK and Jackie on that fateful morning.

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On page 45 of the Warren Commission Report, O'Donnell makes the decision to leave off the bubbletop if the weather is good.

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Marvin Love describes the contents of JFK's final breakfast at Hotel Texas the morning of the assassination.

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"Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Marvin Love who served President Kennedy his last meal, breakfast." - UNT Digital Library

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According to Emory Roberts in his witness testimony, while at Parkland Memorial Hospital, LBJ was reluctant to leave Dallas without permission and sent Roberts to acquire permission from O'Donnell to leave aboard AF1.

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"This folder contains memoranda between the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and Kenneth P. O'Donnell, Appointment Secretary and Special Assistant to the President. Topics include details of the President's…

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"Presidential Aide Kenneth P. O’Donnell (left) speaks with an unidentified White House Army Signal Agency (WHASA) officer outside the South Portico of the White House, Washington, D.C." - JFK Library

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"Personal Secretary to the President Evelyn Lincoln at her desk in the President’s Secretary’s Office, White House, Washington, D.C." - JFK Library

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"Special Assistant to the President Kenneth P. O'Donnell Accepts Scroll from Democratic Committee of Orange County, New York" - JFK Library

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"Special Assistant to the President Kenneth P. O'Donnell. White House, Washington, D.C." - JFK Library

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"President's Birthday Party, given by White House Staff. President Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy, Dave Powers, Kenneth O'Donnell, others. White House, Navy Mess Hall." - National Archives
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