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Remarks on presenting Collier Trophy to first U.S. astronauts, 10 October 1963

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Digital Identifier:
JFKPOF-047-021
Title:
Remarks on presenting Collier Trophy to first U.S. astronauts, 10 October 1963
Date(s) of Materials:
10 October 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 in the White House Rose Garden at the presentation of the Robert J. Collier Trophy for 1962 to the original team of United States Astronauts: Lieutenant Commander M. Scott Carpenter, Major L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr., Major Virgil I. Grissom, Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr., and Major Donald K. Slayton. In his speech the President discusses the international significance of Project Mercury. Materials in this folder include a press copy of the speech, in addition to a list of recipients, list of ceremony attendees, and memoranda containing suggested remarks for the speech and background information on Project Mercury. The press copy includes remarks from Major Slayton, Martin M. Decker, President of the National Aeronautic Association, and James E. Webb, Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Extent:
12 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 on presenting Collier Trophy to first U.S. astronauts, 10 October 1963
Physical Description:
12 digital pages
Media Type:
Paper
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