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Books: "Profiles in Courage," correspondence

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-129-013
    Title:
    Books: "Profiles in Courage," correspondence
    Date(s) of Materials:
    January 1956-July 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder consists of materials maintained by President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, prior to and during his presidency. Correspondence in this folder is mainly expressions of and responses to public opinion and publishing matters regarding "Profiles in Courage" in book and televised forms. Of note is the letter acknowledging Senator John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize win from John Hohenberg, Secretary of Columbia University Advisory Board on Pulitzer Prizes; letters from Evan W. Thomas, an editor from Harper & Brothers, regarding publishing matters; a fan letter from Harvard Professor Arthur M. Schlesinger to Senator Kennedy; a letter from President Kennedy to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Boston, Richard James Cardinal Cushing, regarding a trust agree covering the sale of "Profiles in Courage" for television use; and a copy of the trust agreement referred to in President Kennedy's letter.
    Extent:
    130 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    10.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Personal Secretary's Files. Books: "Profiles in Courage," correspondence
    Subject(s):
    News media
    Physical Description:
    130 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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