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    Willard W. Cochrane Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/16/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection16 June 1964

    Cochrane discusses John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) agricultural views, the Agricultural Act of 1961’s procedural approach, and the relationship between JFK and the Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman, among other issues.

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    April 1961: 3-17
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.April 1961: 3-17

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning legislative activities and efforts to enact the Kennedy Administration's legislative program. Items include "Legislative Notes," and other data prepared by Legislative Research; a report on legislative progress from Special As...

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    Remarks on signing Agricultural Act of 1961, 8 August 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.8 August 1961

    This folder contains a press copy of President Kennedy's remarks upon signing S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. This bill was legislated in order to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat.

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    AR6734-A. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 1643, Agricultural Act of 1961
    White House Photographs8 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. The bill was legislated to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): Senator Olin Johnston of South Carolina; Representative Harold D. Cooley of North Carolina; Vice Presi...

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    AR6734-B. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 1643, Agricultural Act of 1961
    White House Photographs8 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy speaks during the signing ceremony for S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. The bill was legislated to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): Senator Olin Johnston of South Carolina; Representative Harold D. Coo...

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    AR6734-C. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 1643, Agricultural Act of 1961
    White House Photographs8 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. The bill was legislated to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): President of the National Farmers’ Union, James G. Patton; Representative Carl Albert of Oklahoma; Sen...

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    AR6734-D. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 1643, Agricultural Act of 1961
    White House Photographs8 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. The bill was legislated to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): House Majority Leader John W. McCormack of Massachusetts; President of the National Farmers’ Union, Ja...

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    AR6734-E. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 1643, Agricultural Act of 1961
    White House Photographs8 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy signs S. 1643, the Agricultural Act of 1961. The bill was legislated to improve farm income, expand the market for agricultural products, and reduce stocks of grains and wheat. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): President of the National Farmers’ Union, James G. Patton; Representative Carl Albert of Oklahoma; Sen...

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    Remarks on signing Food and Agriculture Act, 27 September 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.27 September 1962

    This folder contains a draft and press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks upon the signing of H.R. 12391, the Agricultural Act of 1962, to increase farm income and decrease costs to the government's farm program.

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