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JFKPOF-003-008-p0026 A letter from Dr. John F. Kidhal to President Kennedy critiquing the President's seating for meetings.

JFKPOF-003-008-p0026 A letter from Dr. John F. Kidhal to President Kennedy critiquing the President's seating for meetings.

Accession Number: JFKPOF-003-008-p0026 Description: This letter from Dr. John P. Kidahl pr...