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Remarks at White House Columbus Day ceremony, 12 October 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-047-024
    Title:
    Remarks at White House Columbus Day ceremony, 12 October 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    12 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 at the White House Columbus Day celebration held in the new flower garden of the White House. In his speech the President discusses the numerous contributions to society made by Americans of Italian descent, and compares Columbus's voyage to modern space exploration efforts. Materials in this folder include a press copy of the speech, handwritten notes by the President, and a memorandum of background information on notable Americans of Italian descent. The press copy also includes remarks from Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Anthony Celebrezze, Connecticut Congressman Robert N. Giaimo, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Judge Michael A. Musmanno, Special Consultant to the President and Director of the Budget Carmine Bellino, and Reverand Louis J. Lulli, Vicar General of Pallottine Fathers in Rome, Italy.
    Extent:
    9 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 White House Columbus Day ceremony, 12 October 1963
    Subject(s):
    Holidays
    Immigration
    Place(s):
    Italy
    Physical Description:
    9 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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