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Economics: The Economic Gap

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKCAMP1960-1029-025
    Title:
    Economics: The Economic Gap
    Date(s) of Materials:
    19 February 1959
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains copies of the Congressional Record containing a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy before the United States Senate titled, “The Economic Gap.” In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses the economic disparity between developed and underdeveloped countries and the need for a strong economy to ensure national security and fight against communism. The Senator also discusses the foreign economic policy of the United States, particularly concerning India, and urges revitalization of the Development Loan Fund.
    Extent:
    8 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    15.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960. Speeches and the Press. Speeches, Statements, and Sections, 1958-1960. Economics: The Economic Gap
    Place(s):
    India
    Physical Description:
    8 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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