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    Elizabeth Boggs Personal Papers
    1956-1967

    Educator, civic worker. Member, President's Panel on Mental Retardation (1961-62). Materials relating to the work of the Panel.

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    National Association for Retarded Children
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.November 1962: 2-15

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the activities of the National Association for Retarded Children (NARC). Materials in this folder include brochures about Down Syndrome (also known as trisomy 21), memoranda concerning the 1961 and 1962 NARC Poster Children's...

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    Remarks at National Association for Retarded Children convention, 24 October 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.24 October 1963

    This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks at the 13th annual convention of the National Association for Retarded Children held in the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President explains pending legislation for determining and eliminating the causes of mental retardation. He also discusses the co...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks at the 13th Annual Convention of the National Association for Retarded Children, 24 October 1963
    White House Audio Collection24 October 1963

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at the 13th annual convention of the National Association for Retarded Children held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. In his speech President Kennedy explains pending legislation for determining and eliminating the causes of mental retardation. The President discusses the country’s ...

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