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Remarks Recorded for Broadcast at a Lincoln Celebration, 20 September 1962

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WH-128-002
Remarks Recorded for Broadcast at a Lincoln Celebration, 20 September 1962
20 September 1962
1 audio tape/reel (4 minutes, 50 seconds)
Public Domain
Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks recorded for a ceremony commemorating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the progress concerning racial relations since the 19th century, but reminds his audience that the Emancipation Proclamation was the beginning of the struggle towards absolute equality, and much remains to be done to eliminate segregation and discrimination.
JFKWHA-128-002
Department of Defense. Defense Communications Agency. White House Communications Agency. (1962 - 06/25/1991)