This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks during a dinner in Newport, Rhode Island held in honor of the America's Cup crews hosted by the Honorable Sir Howard Beale, KBE, Ambassador of Australia to the United States. In his speech the President makes a toast to the crews of the Gretel and the Weatherly, describes sporting contests as beneficial to international relations, and characterizes the historical relationship between Australia and the United States as a friendship built upon a common commitment to the sea. Materials in this folder include memoranda, a draft by Special Assistant to the President and speechwriter Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. with handwritten notations by the President, and press copies of the speech.
Extent / Physical Description
15 digital pages
Series 03. Speech Files
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Speech Files. Remarks on Australian Ambassador's dinner for America's Cup race, Newport, Rhode Island, 14 September 1962
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