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Remarks at the National Gallery of Art Upon the Opening of the Mona Lisa Exhibition, 8 January 1963

WH-156-002
Remarks at the National Gallery of Art Upon the Opening of the Mona Lisa Exhibition, 8 January 1963
8 January 1963
1 audio tape/reel (8 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at the National Gallery of Art upon the opening of the Mona Lisa exhibition. In his speech the President thanks France for loaning the painting, discusses the historical bonds that link the two countries, and describes André Malraux, the French Minister of Culture, as an example of the interconnectedness of art and politics.
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Department of Defense. Defense Communications Agency. White House Communications Agency. (1962 - 06/25/1991)