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Address at University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 23 March 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-037-031
    Title:
    Address at University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 23 March 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1962: 22 March-31 July
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address at the University of California's 94th Charter Day held at Memorial Stadium at the school's Berkeley campus. In his speech the President discusses the important role education plays in intellectual and political leadership, and addresses the recent decision between the United States and the Soviet Union to seek agreements on joint exploration of space. Materials in this folder include drafts by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, a press copy, and reading copies of the speech, in addition to a program for the Charter Day ceremony, a memorandum concerning humorist Finley Peter Dunne's representation of honorary degrees, and a commemorative booklet published by the University of California at Berkeley.
    Extent:
    80 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. Address at University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 23 March 1962
    Subject(s):
    Cold War
    Education
    Space
    Physical Description:
    80 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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