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Typescript

Typescript
25 May 1940
178 digital pages
This folder contains a typescript of John F. Kennedy's Why England Slept, the published version of his Harvard University senior thesis on the subject of British appeasement policy toward Nazi Germany.
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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
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Papers of John F. Kennedy. Personal Papers. Manuscripts: Why England Slept. Typescript
Why England Slept, an expanded version of Kennedy's honors thesis, was first published during the summer of 1940. In addition to the single typescript of Why England Slept in this series, correspondence and reviews may be found in the President's Office Files, Series 10. Personal Secretary's Files and in the Pre‑Presidential Papers, House of Representatives Collection, Boston Office General Files.
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