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Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-039-001
    Title:
    Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    11 June 1962
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks at the 1962 Yale University graduation ceremony. In his speech the President thanks the University for the honorary degree bestowed upon him, and discusses three areas of domestic concern where the prevalence of myth dangerously impedes progress: fiscal policy, confidence in an administration, and the concept of "big government." Materials in this folder include various memoranda of suggested talking points, a draft by Special Assistant to the President and speechwriter Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., a press copy, and a reading copy of the speech with handwritten notations by the President, as well as a luncheon menu, program for the commencement exercises, and an additional transcript of the speech published by Yale University.
    Extent:
    168 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. Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962
    Organization(s):
    Yale University
    Physical Description:
    168 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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