This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address at the annual awards dinner for the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. In his address the President lauds the University of Alabama's football team for winning their way to the Sugar Bowl. He then goes on to address the importance of improving physical fitness in America, highlighting the establishment of the Council on Youth Fitness earlier that year. During the banquet the President was awarded the National Football Foundation's Gold Medal for his promotion of the role of athletics in the development of political leadership. Materials in this folder include a banquet program, in addition to drafts, reading copies, and a press copy of the President's address.
Extent / Physical Description
65 digital pages
Series 03. Speech Files.
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Address at National Football Hall of Fame banquet, New York, 5 December 1961
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