Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962

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Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Finding Aid | Digitized Content
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Date(s) of Materials
11 June 1962
Folder Description
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks at the 1962 Yale University graduation ceremony. In his speech the President thanks the University for the honorary degree bestowed upon him, and discusses three areas of domestic concern where the prevalence of myth dangerously impedes progress: fiscal policy, confidence in an administration, and the concept of "big government." Materials in this folder include various memoranda of suggested talking points, a draft by Special Assistant to the President and speechwriter Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., a press copy, and a reading copy of the speech with handwritten notations by the President, as well as a luncheon menu, program for the commencement exercises, and an additional transcript of the speech published by Yale University.
Extent / Physical Description
168 digital pages
Series 03. Speech Files.
Preferred Citation
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Address at Yale University, 11 June 1962
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
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