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U.S. Information Agency (USIA), 1960 and 1961: January-June

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-091-001
    Title:
    U.S. Information Agency (USIA), 1960 and 1961: January-June
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1 September 1960-27 May 1961, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Materials include a study on, "The Image of American Youth and American Women in Western Europe;" a report on, "Reactions to President Kennedy's Address on Latin America," by the USIA Office of Research and Analysis; a memorandum to President-elect Kennedy from Senator George A. Smathers titled, "Need for New Type of Leadership and Renovation for the U.S. Information Agency;" and copies of speeches by USIA Director Edward R. Murrow. Of note is a letter from Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson to Acting Director of USIA Abbott Washburn concerning an education program proposal by Washburn.
    Extent:
    80 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    07.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Departments and Agencies. U.S. Information Agency (USIA), 1960 and 1961: January-June
    Physical Description:
    80 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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