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    Upon receipt of the 1957 Patriotism Award, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, 22 February 1957
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files22 February 1957

    This folder contains copies and drafts of Senator John F. Kennedy’s remarks upon receiving the 1957 Patriotism Award during Washington Day exercises at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana. In his speech the Senator discusses the accomplishments of President George Washington and the origins of George Washington Day, as well as the shared h...

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    Remarks to Youth Fitness Conference delegates, 21 February 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.21 February 1961

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address to members of the Council on Youth Fitness (later known as the Council on Physical Fitness) at a conference held at Health, Education, and Welfare Auditorium in Washington, D.C. In his speech Presi...

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    Remarks to Delegates of the Youth Fitness Conference
    White House Audio Collection21 February 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address to members of the Council on Youth Fitness (later known as the Council of Physical Fitness) at the Youth Fitness Conference held in the Health, Education, and Welfare Auditorium in Washington, D.C. In his speech President Kennedy addresses the importance of exercise and physical fitness for Am...

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    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 99, Military Exercises
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files25 April 1961-5 July 1962, undated

    This file contains copies and drafts of National Security Action Memoranda number 99 (NSAM 99) titled, “Military Exercises,” to Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara from McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Also included are various memoranda regarding NSAM 99 and the internal handling on military exe...

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    Department of Defense (B): Subjects: Joint Chiefs of Staff: General, 1962-1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files6 January 1962-5 October 1963, undated

    This folder contains memoranda and telegrams concerning activities and recommendations of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). Topics include nuclear weapons testing, policies and procedures of the JCS, military operations and exercises, and communist aggression and the Military Aid Program (MAP). Also included in this folder are lists of meetings atte...

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    KN-C21119. President John F. Kennedy with U.S. Navy SEALs
    White House Photographs13 April 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (center) speaks with U.S. Navy SEAL team members on the pier at Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, before boarding the USS Northampton (CC-1) for an overnight cruise to view U.S. Atlantic Fleet exercises. White House Secret Service agent Roy Kellerman (left of President Kennedy) stands in the background.

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    KN-C21120. President John F. Kennedy Boards the USS Northampton
    White House Photographs13 April 1962

    President John F. Kennedy greets an unidentified United States Navy rear admiral upon boarding the cruiser USS Northampton (CC-1), command ship of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, dockside at Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia. Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr. (back center) stands behind President Kennedy. The President boarded...

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    KN-C21154. Presentation of Cake to President John F. Kennedy Aboard the USS Northampton
    White House Photographs13 April 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (right) cuts a cake commemorating his visit aboard the cruiser USS Northampton (CC-1), command ship of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, at sea off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr. stands at far left; crew members look on. President Kennedy boarded the ship earlie...

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    KN-C21155. Presentation of Cake to President John F. Kennedy Aboard the USS Northampton
    White House Photographs13 April 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (left) shakes hands with an unidentified United States Navy petty officer, 1st class, during a cake-cutting ceremony to commemorate his visit aboard the cruiser USS Northampton (CC-1), command ship of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, at sea off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury James A....

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    KN-C21156. Presentation of Cake to President John F. Kennedy Aboard the USS Northampton
    White House Photographs13 April 1962

    President John F. Kennedy (center left) admires a cake prepared to commemorate his visit aboard the cruiser USS Northampton (CC-1), command ship of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, at sea off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr. stands at left; crew members look on. President Kennedy boarded ...

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