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Special Message on civil rights, 28 February 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-052-016
    Title:
    Special Message on civil rights, 28 February 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    Feb 28, 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains a press release of President John F. Kennedy's Special Message to Congress on civil rights, during which he asks Congress to enact legislation protecting all Americans' voting rights, legal standing, educational opportunities, and access to public facilities. The President recognizes that legislation alone cannot solve the country's problems concerning race relations, but notes that these measures are necessary preliminary actions towards the ideal of equality.
    Extent:
    11 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    04.
    Series Name:
    Legislative Files.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Legislative Files. Special Message on civil rights, 28 February 1963
    Physical Description:
    11 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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