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State of the Union Address, 11 January 1962

WH-066, WH-066A
State of the Union Address, 11 January 1962
11 January 1962
2 audio tapes/reels (53 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of the first part of President John F. Kennedy’s State of the Union message addressed to Congress at The House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. In his speech President Kennedy discusses his plans to strengthen the economy in response to the recent recession and threat of inflation, and the need for Congress to respond to certain domestic issues, including pollution, education, mass transit, urban housing, civil rights, public health, and welfare assistance programs. The President also addresses the possible spread of communism through Asia and Latin America, his plan for Cold War diplomacy, and the importance of organizations such as the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in managing international affairs.
JFKWHA-066
Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. White House Army Signal Agency. (05/01/1954 - 1962)