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Inaugural address, 20 January 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-034-002
    Title:
    Inaugural address, 20 January 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    January 1961: 17-29
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's inaugural address in Washington D.C. In his speech President Kennedy urges American citizens to participate in public service and "ask not what your country can do for you- ask what you can do for your country." Materials in this folder include various drafts, press copies, a reading copy, and newspaper memorabilia. Of note is a handwritten draft of the address.
    Extent:
    42 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    03.
    Series Name:
    Speech Files.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Inaugural address, 20 January 1961
    Subject(s):
    Public service
    Physical Description:
    42 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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