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Remarks at San Luis Dam ground-breaking, Los Banos, California, 18 August 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-039-039
    Title:
    Remarks at San Luis Dam ground-breaking, Los Banos, California, 18 August 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    18 August 1962
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Oahe Dam. This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks at the ground-breaking ceremonies for the San Luis Dam Project in Los Banos, California. In his speech the President describes the Project as an engineering, legislative, and administrative achievement, and discusses how the dam will provide water for farming, power, commerce, irrigation, and recreation. The President also proposes improved outdoor recreation areas, adding additional seashores to the National Park System, enacting a strong Wilderness Bill and a Youth Employment Act, and developing programs to economically convert salt water into fresh water. Materials in this folder include a reading copy with handwritten notations by the President and a press copy of the speech.
    Extent:
    13 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. Remarks at San Luis Dam ground-breaking, Los Banos, California, 18 August 1962
    Place(s):
    California
    Physical Description:
    13 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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