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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox
    1961-1964

    Chief, White House Social Entertainments Office (1961-1964). Guest lists, memorandums, invitations, programs, and seating plans for White House social events.

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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of 'Jack' McNally
    1960-1963

    White House Staff Files 1960-1963. Staff Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison, member, White House special projects staff (1961-1963). Letters, lists, manifests and diagrams relating to the 1960 Campaign, Presidential and staff travel, White House Tours Reading Files, materials relating to gifts offered to the President and his fami...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William B. Hartsfield Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 1/6/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 January 1966

    In this interview Hartsfield discusses the 1960 presidential election; the sit-in demonstrations in Atlanta in the fall of 1960; Martin Luther King’s arrest in Atlanta; the meeting between Hartsfield and the demonstrators; the idea to have John F. Kennedy [JFK] speak out to have King released from jail; proposing this idea to the Democratic Nationa...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #8, 2/27/1965
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 February 1965

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] Cabinet and appointing the various secretaries; problems in and JFK’s wariness of the Department of State; the ideal State Department organization; problems with Dean Rusk; Maxwell D. Taylor’s Cuba investigation; the Bay of Pigs and its effect on U.S. action in Laos; John M...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960July 1960: 4-15

    This folder contains press releases and copies of speeches given in California by Senator John F. Kennedy during his 1960 presidential campaign. Materials include remarks on civil rights at a meeting of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), and a statement by Senator Kennedy in response remarks made by former Presi...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject Files: Speeches: Democratic National Convention, 15 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196015 July 1960

    This folder contains a copy of Senator John F. Kennedy’s nomination acceptance speech.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    General: The New Frontier acceptance speech
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196015 July 1960

    This folder contains copies of a speech titled, “The New Frontier,” given by Senator John F. Kennedy at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) upon accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination as presidential candidate for the 1960 election. In his speech Senator Kennedy addresses religion, Communism, nuclear weapons, and civil rights and famously...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Speeches by date, 1960: 15 July-5 September
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601960: 15 July-5 September, undated

    This folder contains Senator John F. Kennedy’s schedule for September 2, 1960 and speeches given by the Senator in Alaska, California, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, and New Hampshire. In his speeches the Senator discusses the economy, labor, industry, legislation, and international affairs; and asks for support for his 1960 presidential campaign. Of note...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Responses to JFK’s invitation to join him on platform during nomination acceptance
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196015 July 1960, undated

    This folder contains telegrams from individuals in response to an invitation from Senator John F. Kennedy to join him on the platform upon his acceptance of the nomination for the 1960 Democratic presidential candidate at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, California.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Convention acceptance speech, "The New Frontier," 15 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 July 1960

    This folder contains copies of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention, a speech which later became known as "The New Frontier." In his remarks, then Senator Kennedy famously states, "The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises-- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend...

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KN-C20255. Presentation of the NASA Distinguished Service Medal to Astronaut John Glenn

President John F. Kennedy (center) and others applaud as astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John...

The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - A Conversation with John Lewis

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The Kennedy Library hosted an afternoon conference on the March on Washington. The speakin...

Memorial Mass Held for President Kennedy in Catholic Cathedral in the Diocese of Taichung, Taiwan, 24 November 1963 [Reel 2, Side 2]

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Sound recording of a Chinese-language memorial Mass held for President John F. Kennedy in ...