Date: March 18, 1963
Letter dated March 18, 1963 from Roy Wilkins to President Kennedy regarding racial discrimination around the area of Cape Canaveral, Florida: "There is a particular irony when the soaring aspirations exemplified in the United States government’s programs for probing the far reaches of space are contrasted with the harsh reality faced by Negroes who are contributing to those programs..."
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Creator: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
Copyright: Public domain
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