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    Natural resources: The Issue of Water
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 7 March-30 November

    This folder contains copies of speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy in Colorado and Idaho concerning population growth and the effect on the world’s water supply, and stresses a need for a new water resources program.

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    Urban problems: Urban Problems
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 19 March-16 September, undated

    This folder contains copies and variations of a speech made by Senator John F. Kennedy titled, “Urban Problems.” In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses population growth and its effect on urban areas, particularly regarding housing, water pollution, and urban blight, and introduces a five-point program to combat these issues. Also included in this...

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    Magazines: Miscellaneous articles
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 18 May-30 September, undated

    This folder contains magazine articles concerning labor; Robert F. Kennedy’s role during the McClellan Committee’s investigation of James R. "Jimmy" Hoffa, President of the Teamsters union; the military; the 1960 presidential campaign; and the use of birth control to slow population growth.

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    Urban problems: Housing
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196021 October 1959

    This folder contains copies of remarks made by Senator John F. Kennedy at a Portland Realty Board luncheon. In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses issues affecting the housing industry including population growth and high interest rates, and proposes legislative tools to stimulate the industry, such as increasing the Federal Housing Administration...

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    The Presidency: Presidential leadership
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196030 January 1960

    This folder contains copies of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy at the Roosevelt Birthday Ball in Salt Lake City, Utah. In his speech the Senator discusses six crises facing the 1960s and the next President of the United States: population growth, agriculture, automation, poverty, underdeveloped and emerging countries, and a failing nation...

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    Economics: Our Unshared Abundance
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601960: 1 February-19 April

    This folder contains copies and variations of a speech by Senator John F. Kennedy titled, “Our Shared Abundance,” concerning the state of the economy under President Dwight D. Eisenhower and economic challenges brought by population growth.

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    April 1960: 8-21
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960April 1960: 8-25

    This folder contains copies, excerpts, and press releases of speeches given in Arizona, Indiana, and West Virginia by Senator John F. Kennedy during his 1960 presidential primary campaign. Topics include President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s trip to South America, the Social Security program, the educational system, the coal industry, population growth ...

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    The Presidency: Presidential leadership and the nation’s needs
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19609 April 1960

    This folder contains a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy in Phoenix, Arizona concerning immigration and population growth, and the strain on natural, financial, and human resources.

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    24 April 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.24 April 1963, undated

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the President's News Conference of April 24, 1963 (News Conference 54). The President began the press conference by announcing that he would meet with Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts on ...

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    Press Conference, 24 April 1963
    White House Audio Collection24 April 1963

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of April 24, 1963 (News Conference 54). The President begins the press conference by announcing that he would meet with Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts on May 10 and 11. He goes on to say that Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs W. Averell Harrima...

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