ST-C164-6-63. President John F. Kennedy Presses Key to Initiate Construction of the Cordell Hull Dam in Tennessee

ST-C164-6-63. President John F. Kennedy Presses Key to Initiate Construction of the Cordell Hull Dam in Tennessee
18 May 1963
During a Founder's Day ceremony at Vanderbilt University, President John F. Kennedy presses a gold telegraph key that will remotely explode the first charge of dynamite at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' construction site of the Cordell Hull Dam on the Cumberland River in nearby Carthage, Tennessee. President Kennedy delivered an address at the ceremony to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the university's founding and the 30th anniversary of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Dudley Field, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
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