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    Compulsory automobile insurance, 1950: January-February
    John F. Kennedy Personal Papers1 January 1944-21 February 1950, undated

    This folder contains reports by the Committee on Motor Vehicle Administration and the American Automobile Association Safety-Responsibility Committee, an excerpt from the Uniform Vehicle Code, and a copy of the 1944 revision of the Safety-Responsibility bill by the American Automobile Association.

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    The Record of the 83rd Congress on Unemployment Insurance, A Report by Senator John F. Kennedy, Democrat from Massachusetts, 1954
    President's Personal Pictures1954

    Motion picture of Senator John F. Kennedy delivering a report on the record of the 83rd Congress on unemployment insurance. Senator Kennedy reviews legislation and proposes new Congressional action to increase unemployment compensation benefits in order to prevent a further recession and to help the unemployed “get by until jobs are available again...

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    Flood insurance, 7 August 1956-24 November 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White7 August 1956-24 November 1961, undated
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    Labor: AFL-CIO speeches
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19602 August 1959-30 August 1960, undated

    This folder contains speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy at conventions of the ALF-CIO (American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations) in California, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, and Oregon. Topics include legislation for unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, and care for the aged; effects of automation on the labor i...

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    Press releases: January 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960January 1960: 1-21

    This folder contains press releases of statements, addresses, and remarks made by Senator John F. Kennedy during the 1960 presidential campaign. Topics include higher education; civil rights; labor; the role of the President as Chief Executive and leader of the United States; the federal budget; insurance for the aged; the Senator’s decision not to...

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    Social Security and depressed areas: Medical care for our older citizens
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601960: 26 January-17 May

    This folder contains a Congressional Record and copies of speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy in Michigan, Oregon, and Wisconsin concerning legislation for a national medical insurance program to assist aged citizens with health care costs.

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    Social Security and depressed areas: Better Homes for Better America
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19609 February 1960

    This folder contains copies of a speech titled, “Better Housing for a Better America,” given by Senator John F. Kennedy at a Democratic State Central Committee luncheon in Roseburg, Oregon. In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses the need to provide suitable housing for all Americans and introduces a five-point housing program that includes lower i...

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    Press releases: April 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960April 1960: 1-29, undated

    This folder contains press releases concerning the 1960 presidential campaign; unemployment insurance; agriculture; appropriations for soil conservation, watershed development, and flood control; aid for small businesses; labor, water pollution control; social security; presidential primary elections in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, a...

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    1 February 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961: 31 January-1 February

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the President's News Conference of February 1, 1961 (News Conference 2). President Kennedy began the press conference by expressing the Kennedys' gratitude for the numerous congratulatory letters and telegrams they had received...

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    Press Conference, 1 February 1961
    White House Audio Collection1 February 1961

    Sound recording of the President's News Conference of February 1, 1961 (News Conference 2). President Kennedy begins the press conference by expressing the Kennedys’ gratitude for the numerous congratulatory letters and telegrams they have received. This statement is followed by several announcements concerning the lifting of international travel r...

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