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Books: Why England Slept, correspondence and reviews

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-129-018
    Title:
    Books: Why England Slept, correspondence and reviews
    Date(s) of Materials:
    20 May 1940-31 January 1964, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder consists of materials maintained by President John F. Kennedy’s personal secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, prior to and during his presidency. Materials include reviews and correspondence for the book," Why England Slept," by John F. Kennedy. Of note is a letter to Kennedy from his father, Ambassador to Great Britain Joseph P. Kennedy dated May 20, 1940 providing feedback on the manuscript. Also included in this folder is a copy of a letter from Ambassador Kennedy to Prime Minister of Great Britain Winston Churchill, and correspondence between John F. Kennedy and Cardinal Richard J. Cushing of the Archdiocese of Boston regarding royalties for the book.
    Extent:
    55 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: Why England Slept, correspondence and reviews
    Physical Description:
    55 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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