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Remarks at Mona Lisa exhibition, National Gallery of Art, 8 January 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-042-017
    Title:
    Remarks at Mona Lisa exhibition, National Gallery of Art, 8 January 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    8 January 1963
    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 a ceremony in honor of the Mona Lisa at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President thanks France for loaning the painting, discusses the historical bonds that link the two countries, and describes Andre Malraux, the French Minister of Culture, as an example of the interconnectedness of art and politics. Materials in this folder include a memorandum, press, and reading copy of the speech, in addition to French and English copies of an address delivered by Malraux. Of note are several items with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    17 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 Mona Lisa exhibition, National Gallery of Art, 8 January 1963
    Subject(s):
    Arts
    Place(s):
    France
    Physical Description:
    17 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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