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    Official tally sheet used at the Convention, 13 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.13 July 1960

    This folder contains the official ballot sheets used at the 1960 Democratic National Convention.

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    Convention acceptance speech, "The New Frontier," 15 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 July 1960

    This folder contains copies of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention, a speech which later became known as "The New Frontier." In his remarks, then Senator Kennedy famously states, "The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises-- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend...

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    Kennedy-Johnson meeting agenda, July 1960: 29-30
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.July 1960: 29-30

    This folder contains an agenda for a campaign strategy meeting between then Senator John F. Kennedy and his Vice Presidential candidate Texas Senator Lyndon Johnson.

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    Photograph, A.J. MacDonald's Family
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.August 1960

    Al MacDonald's children wearing John F. Kennedy presidential campaign hats. The following is stamped in red ink on the verso of the photographs "A.J. MacDonald, Executive Secretary." The verso of the photograph also includes the following handwritten text: "Sample hats should arrive today for your approval, Al." An accompanying memorandum from the ...

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    Photograph, A.J. MacDonald and Family
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.August 1960

    Al MacDonald and his family wearing John F. Kennedy presidential campaign hats. The following is stamped in red ink on the verso of the photograph "A.J. MacDonald, Executive Secretary." An accompanying memorandum from the President's Secretary Evelyn Lincoln reads: "These are A.J. MacDonald's children. The Senator told me to tell Al MacDonald that ...

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    Campaign correspondence, 1960: August-September
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1960: 4 August-3 September

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, both during and prior to his Presidency, concerning Senator Kennedy's successful 1960 presidential campaign. Materials in this folder include correspondence, memoranda, and a draft of a news release.

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    Statement of Senator Mike Mansfield regarding Latin America, 8 August 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.8 August 1960

    This folder contains a transcript of Montana Senator Mike Mansfield's statement to the United States Senate regarding foreign aid to Latin America. In his remarks, Senator Mansfield discusses the country's relationships with Cuba and calls for a new approach to financial aid to and international relations with Latin American countries that incorpo...

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    Speech in Senate on Fair Labor Standards Act, 10 August 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.10 August 1960

    This folder contains a transcript of Presidential candidate (and then Senator) John F. Kennedy to the United States Senate in support of the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1960, a bill to raise the minimum wage and extend protection of the Fair Labor Standards Act to additional employees.

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    Statement by Douglas Dillon before Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 15 August 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 August 1960

    This folder contains a transcript of Under Secretary of State (and eventual Secretary of the Treasury) C. Douglas Dillon to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in support of pending amendments to the Mutual Security Act to provide foreign aid to Latin American countries.

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    Remarks of the Special Counsel of the House Space Committee on U-2 flights, 16 August 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.16 August 1960

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, both during and prior to his Presidency, concerning Special Counsel of the Committee on Science and Astronautics Spencer M. Beresford's response to 1960 U-2 incident, during which an American U-2 Central Intelligence Agency aircraft was ...

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