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Address to Irish Parliament, Dublin, 28 June 1963

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Digital Identifier:
JFKPOF-045-036
Title:
Address to Irish Parliament, Dublin, 28 June 1963
Date(s) of Materials:
June 1963: 3-28
Folder Description:
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address to the Oireachtas Éireann, the national parliament of Ireland, at Leinster House in Dublin, Ireland. In his speech the President discusses the historic relationship between Ireland and the United States, describes the numerous contributions to society made by Americans of Irish descent, and commends the representatives on Ireland's social, political, and economic advancements following the Famine. President Kennedy also explains the necessity for cooperative international relations in an increasingly global society, famously noting, "The supreme reality of our time is our indivisibility as children of God and the common vulnerability of this planet." Materials in this folder include various memoranda, a draft, a press copy, and a reading copy of the speech, and press releases concerning the President's presentation of the flag of the 69th New York Volunteers Irish Brigade to the Irish people. Of note are several items with handwritten notations by the President.
Extent:
47 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. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Address to Irish Parliament, Dublin, 28 June 1963
Place(s):
Ireland
Physical Description:
47 digital pages
Media Type:
Paper
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