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    Churchill, Winston: Honorary American citizenship: Correspondence, 1958-1962
    Kay Halle Personal Papers6 May 1958-13 December 1962
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    Churchill, Winston: Honorary American citizenship: Progress, 1959-1963 (1 of 2 folders)
    Kay Halle Personal Papers17 April 1959-8 January 1963, undated
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    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 20, re: Battle Act
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files15 February 1961

    This folder contains a memorandum from President John F. Kennedy to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, in reference to National Security Action Memoranda number 20 (NSAM 20) requesting information on the Battle Act (legislation concerning foreign aid and export controls, also known as the Mutual Defens...

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    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 21, re: Foreign Aid Bills
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security FilesFebruary 1961: 16-17

    This folder contains memoranda from President John F. Kennedy to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and from Bundy to George Ball, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, in reference to National Security Action Memoranda number 21 (NSAM 21) regarding foreign aid bills sent to Congress.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Press Conference, 15 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection15 March 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of March 15, 1961 (News Conference 7). President Kennedy begins the press conference with several brief announcements concerning small business participation in defense contracts, the construction of the Libby Dam in Montana on the Columbia River, the Export-Import Bank’s authorization of a credit ...

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    Remarks Upon Signing the Area Redevelopment Act, 1 May 1961
    White House Audio Collection1 May 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the President’s Office upon signing the Area Redevelopment Act (referred to as the Depressed Areas Bill), a stimulus act targeting areas of chronic unemployment. In his speech President Kennedy announces the appointment of William Batt as Administrator of the Area Redevelopment Administrati...

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    Remarks on Signing the Minimum Wage Bill, 5 May 1961
    White House Audio Collection5 May 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the President’s Office upon signing the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1961 (referred to as the Minimum Wage Bill), which increased the minimum wage.

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    Remarks Upon Signing a Bill Appropriating Funds for Inter-American Cooperation and Reconstruction in Chile, 27 May 1961
    White House Audio Collection27 May 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at the signing of H.R. 6518 (referred to as the Latin American Aid Bill), a bill implementing the Act of Bogotá by appropriating funding for a Pan-American social and economic program within the Alliance for Progress. The bill also allocated funds to support reconstruction efforts in Chile fol...

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    Remarks Upon Signing a Bill Providing for an Expanded Space Program, 21 July 1961
    White House Audio Collection21 July 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Fish Room upon signing H.R. 6874, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Authorization Bill. The bill authorized appropriations to NASA for salaries, research, development, and construction of facilities.

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    Remarks on the 50th Anniversary of the First State Workmen's Compensation Law, 31 August 1961
    White House Audio Collection31 August 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at a ceremony on the White House South Lawn commemorating the 50th anniversary of Wisconsin’s enactment of the workmen’s compensation law. In his speech the President introduces a commemorative stamp to be issued by the United States Post Office, and discusses the need for more programs and le...

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