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    Saint Patrick's Day speeches by various speakers
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files16 March 1946-17 March 1954, undated

    This folder contains copies of speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy and various individuals at events commemorating Saint Patrick’s Day. Topics include Irish independence, religious matters, and communism. Of note are copies with notations by the Senator.

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    General files, 1953: Japan: PT-109
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files15 September 1952-2 November 1953, undated

    This file contains correspondence and press releases regarding a letter to Representative John F. Kennedy from Kohei Hanami, commander of the Amagiri, the Japanese destroyer that collided with Congressman Kennedy’s PT-109 boat during World War II. Also included is a letter to Congressman Kennedy from Patrick H. McMahon, an engineer on the PT-109 wh...

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    Boston College Varsity Club, 1 February 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files1 February 1953

    This folder contains a draft of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech to the Boston College Varsity Club. In his speech the Senator describes his own experiences as a spectator of football, and the camaraderie instilled by college athletics among students and alumni. Of note are handwritten notes and annotations by the Senator.

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    Lithuanian Independence Day, 13 July 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files1953: 9 February-13 July, undated

    This folder contains excerpts from proceedings of the United States Senate and House of Representatives regarding statements made by members of Congress to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Lithuanian independence from the Soviet Union and discussing Lithuania's current occupation by the Soviet Union.

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    National Democratic Women's Club of Washington, D.C., 12 February 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files12 February 1953, undated

    This folder contains drafts of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech at the New England Luncheon of the National Democratic Women’s Club of Washington, D.C. In his speech the Senator discusses the outcome of the 1952 election and a need for the Democratic Party to renew its purpose and ideals, as well as address economic and social issues. Of note are h...

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    Speeches, sections and materials, 1953 (1 of 3 folders)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files1953: 24 February-24 October, undated

    This folder contains drafts and copies of speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy at various dinners and organizational events. Topics of the speeches include a reinvigoration of the Democratic Party, the Republican Party’s victory in the election of 1952, and United States relations with Israel and the Soviet Union. Also included in this folder ...

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    Speeches, sections and materials, 1953 (2 of 3 folders)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files1953: 25 February-17 December, undated

    This folder contains copies of speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy at various events discussing bipartisan politics and the Federal budget, a proof of an article written by the Senator on Social Security legislation, and drafts of transcripts from radio interviews regarding immigration legislation. Also included in this folder is a copy of a ...

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    Young Democratic Club, Baltimore, 20 March 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate FilesMarch 1953: 19-20, undated

    This folder contains copies of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech to the Young Democratic Club in Baltimore, Maryland. In his speech the Senator discusses the results of the 1952 election, economic and social policies and programs of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration since taking office, and a need for the Democratic Party to renew its ...

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    New York County Democratic dinner, New York City, 15 April 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate FilesApril 1953: 14-16, undated

    This folder contains materials concerning Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech at the New York County Democratic dinner held at the Commodore Hotel in New York City. In his speech the Senator discusses bipartisan politics, domestic affairs, and the growing tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States. Of note are several copies with notation...

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    Speeches, sections and materials, 1953 (3 of 3 folders)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files1953: 17 April-27 October

    This folder contains drafts and copies of speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy at various dinners and organizational events. Topics include the New England industrial economy, Federal tax laws, the economy, and Vietnamese independence from France. Of note are several items with notations by the Senator.

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