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Radio and television address to the American people: "Nuclear Testing and Disarmament," 2 March 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-037-023
    Title:
    Radio and television address to the American people: "Nuclear Testing and Disarmament," 2 March 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    2 March 1962
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address, "Nuclear Testing and Disarmament." In his speech, the President announces and explains his decision to resume nuclear testing as a matter of national security, noting that true security can only be achieved in mutual disarmament with effective inspection, and that tests might be cancelled if the Soviet Union signs a satisfactory treaty. Materials in this folder include a memorandum concerning public response to the speech, draft and press copies of the speech, and introductory and closing remarks from ABC Radio correspondent Bob Fleming.
    Extent:
    50 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    03.
    Series Name:
    Speech Files.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Radio and television address to the American people: "Nuclear Testing and Disarmament," 2 March 1962
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    50 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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