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Johnson, Lyndon B., January 1962-October 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-030-021
    Title:
    Johnson, Lyndon B., January 1962-October 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    January 1962-October 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, with and concerning Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Materials mainly consist of Johnson's views and advice on domestic, political and foreign affairs, memorandums, and press releases of remarks made by the Vice President. Topics include recommendations regarding commercial use of supersonic transports, the Plan for Progress program, and Civil Rights. Of note are materials relating to Vice President Johnson's role as Chairman of the Space Council, including a memorandum reporting on Space Council Activities in 1962; memorandums regarding the moon program and the potential military applications of the Space Program; and information regarding the health of astronaut Donald K. Slayton, one of the original "Mercury Seven" astronauts, who was grounded due to heart fibrillation. Personal correspondence between the President and the Vice President is found throughout.
    Extent:
    70 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    02.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Special Correspondence. Johnson, Lyndon B., January 1962-October 1963
    Subject(s):
    Space
    Physical Description:
    70 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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