Civil rights: General, June 1963: 14-30

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    Civil rights: General, June 1963: 14-30
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    June 1963: 12-22
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    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Kennedy administration's efforts to confront and eliminate racially motivated discriminatory practices and ideology, such as segregation, the denial of voting rights, and discriminatory employment practices. Materials in this folder include handwritten notes by the President, a memorandum and itinerary for the President's meetings with various civil rights leaders, and memoranda from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Burke Marshall, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, concerning desegregation efforts by religious leaders in Miami, Florida. The majority of the materials concern the President's message to Congress on the proposed Civil Rights Act of 1963, including a copy of the speech and drafts by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen.
    88 digital pages
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President’s Office Files. Subjects. Civil rights: General, June 1963: 14-30
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    88 digital pages
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