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    Remarks at the White House Concert for Handicapped Children, 22 August 1961
    White House Audio Collection22 August 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at a concert for handicapped children performed by the Transylvania Symphony Orchestra on the White House lawn. This performance was the first of a series of concerts of children performing music for other children organized by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

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    Recordings Made by USIS During Mrs. Kennedy's Visit to Pakistan, March 1962 [Reel 1]
    United States Information Agency Audio Recordings CollectionMarch 1962

    Sound recordings made by the United States Information Service (USIS) during First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's trip to Pakistan in late March 1962. An unidentified speaker reads an excerpt in Urdu from James M. Burns's biography of President John F. Kennedy. A Pakistani reporter interviews the First Lady at the President's Palace, Karachi, Pakistan,...

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    Recordings Made by USIS During Mrs. Kennedy's Visit to Pakistan, March 1962 [Reel 2, Item 1]
    United States Information Agency Audio Recordings CollectionMarch 1962

    Sound recordings made by the United States Information Service (USIS) during First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's trip to Pakistan in late March 1962. The recordings continue from reel 1. A Pakistani boy and a Pakistani girl each recite President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address. The recording ends in mid-sentence. This is item 1 of two on reel 2 of ...

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    Remarks at a White House Musical Program for Youth, 16 April 1962
    White House Audio Collection16 April 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s welcome address on the South Lawn of the White House to a youth orchestra from greater Boston and the Breckinridge Choir from Texas at the third in a series of musical programs for children organized by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the important role of arts...

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    Meetings: Tape 113. Conversation with Bundy and Dungan, 30 September 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.30 September 1963

    Sound recording of a meeting held on September 30, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy, and Special Assistant to the President Ralph Dungan. This is a typical White House staff conversation between President Kennedy and high level White House staffers on a variety ...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 42
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.Undated

    Dictation Belt 42 contains two sound recordings. Item 42.1 is a recording of Senator John F. Kennedy dictating a letter to his father Joseph P. Kennedy, probably in the summer of 1959. He talks about press reports and opinion polls concerning election prospects and about plans for upcoming trips. Machine noise precedes the dictation. Item 42.2 is a...

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    Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 42.2. Dictated Letter to Jacqueline Kennedy on Weekend in Rhode Island
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.Undated

    Sound recording of John F. Kennedy dictating a letter to his wife Jacqueline Kennedy. He talks about his weekend spent in Newport, Rhode Island, and time spent with his daughter Caroline Kennedy and others. A brief part of the recording is garbled. This sound recording was originally recorded on Dictation Belt 42, which contains additional so...

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    Voice of America from Nicaragua, [Undated]
    United States Information Agency Audio Recordings CollectionUndated

    Sound recording of an undated Spanish-language program from Nicaragua, in memory of President John F. Kennedy and addressed particularly to Jacqueline B. Kennedy. Portions contain music. Accession MR-1970-071.

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