February 28, 1961 Letter

Martin Luther King Letters John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Letter dated February 28, 1961 from Martin Luther King Jr. to Frank Reeves, Special Assistant to the President, regarding enclosed copies of an article by Dr. King that appeared in The Nation,noting "the powerful things that the President can do in the civil rights area through executive orders."

February 28, 1961

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, Massachusetts. Papers of John F. Kennedy, Presidential Papers, White House Central File, Subject File

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