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    Department of Defense Cuban Missile Crisis Briefing Materials
    1962-1963

    Material associated with the televised Department of Defense briefing of February 6, 1963, regarding the military build-up in and subsequent removal of weapons from Cuba in the fall of 1962. Includes photographs of aircraft, naval vessels, weapons, aerial reconnaissance images, charts, graphs, and other illustrations. Also includes an audio recordi...

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    “What Nixon Said: A Collection of His Public Utterances, 1946-1960,” DNC issuance: National Security: Disarmament, Atomic, Space, Nuclear Testing
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601946-1960

    This folder contains quotes by Richard M. Nixon regarding issues of national security including disarmament, relations between the United States and the Soviet Union, atomic energy, satellites, the missile gap, and nuclear testing.

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    “What Nixon Said: A Collection of His Public Utterances, 1946-1960,” DNC issuance: National Security: U.S.S.R. vs U.S. - Competition
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601949-1960

    This folder contains quotes by Richard M. Nixon on communism, national security, and competition between the United States and Soviet Union.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Grover Cleveland dinner, Buffalo, New York, 30 April 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files30 April 1953, undated

    This folder contains copies of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech at the Grover Cleveland dinner held at the Hotel Statler in Buffalo, New York. In his speech the Senator discusses bipartisan politics and the growing tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States. Of note are several drafts with notations by the Senator.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner, Wilmington, Delaware, 14 May 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files14 May 1953, undated

    This folder contains copies of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner held at the Hotel Dupont in Wilmington, Delaware. In his speech the Senator discusses bipartisan politics and the growing tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    American Legion, Indianapolis, Indiana, 16 October 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files16 October 1953, undated

    This folder contains copies and a draft of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech before a meeting of the Executive Committee of the American Legion at their national headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. In his speech the Senator discusses United States military preparedness and ability to respond to the increased militarization of the Soviet Union. Of...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Cathedral Club, Brooklyn, New York, 21 January 1954
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files21 January 1954

    This folder contains a copy of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy before the Cathedral Club in Brooklyn, New York. In his speech the Senator discusses the growing threat of communism in Europe and Southeast Asia, particularly in Vietnam; United States involvement in the fight against communism and propaganda by the Soviet Union; and U.S. nuc...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    New England Air Reserve review, South Weymouth Air Station, 28 October 1955
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files28 October 1955

    This folder contains a copy of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy at the Annual New England Air Reserve review held at the South Weymouth Naval Air Station. In his speech the Senator discusses the decreasing of international tensions as a result of the Soviet Union’s decision to reduce the size of its armed forces.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Connecticut Valley branch of the Foreign Policy Association, Springfield, Massachusetts, 22 November 1955
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files22 November 1955

    This folder contains copies of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy before the Connecticut Valley branch of the Foreign Policy Association in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his speech the Senator discusses foreign policy proposals to address various international issues including French colonialism in North Africa and Indochina, and communism ...

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    National Women's Democratic Club, 26 January 1956
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files26 January 1956

    This folder contains drafts of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy before the National Women’s Democratic Club. Topics of the speech include foreign policy under President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration including the Soviet Union, military strength and national security, and domestic economic issues and policies. Of note are drafts wit...

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