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Amherst honorary degree and Robert Frost Library groundbreaking, 26 October 1963

Amherst honorary degree and Robert Frost Library groundbreaking, 26 October 1963
1963: 30 September-26 October
29 digital pages
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Sorensen, Theodore C. (Theodore Chaikin), 1928-2010
TCSPP-072-009
Theodore C. Sorensen Personal Papers. JFK Speech Files, 1961-1963. Amherst: Honorary degree and Robert Frost Library groundbreaking, 26 October 1963. TCSPP-072-009. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
This series contains Theodore Sorensen's work on speeches for President Kennedy. Sorensen served as the President's primary speechwriter and his files show the evolution of many well-known addresses. The speeches are listed according to subject matter, group or organization addressed, or location. The files usually contain drafts, press releases, memoranda, and background research information, although not every speech has all of these materials. Major speeches such as the State of the Union and other addresses to Congress often have the most comprehensive documentation. Additional types of speeches include college and university commencement addresses, convention addresses, professional association or group addresses, speeches to local communities on trips and ceremonial occasions, and political events such as Democratic fundraising dinners. Some topics that are covered in-depth in this series include civil rights (1963), the Berlin speech (25 July 1961), the UN bond issue (1962), and the railroad rules dispute (22 July 1963). Also well documented are the Yale University "myth" speech (11 June 1962), the North Carolina University speech (12 October 1961), various speeches for the 1962 campaign, and President Kennedy's trips to highlight conservation (1962) and water power (1963) issues.
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