Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains a draft and a press release of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks before the Inter-American Press Association in Miami, Florida. In his speech President Kennedy addresses the importance of the Alianza para el Progreso (Alliance for Progress) in Latin America and identifies four major goals of the program: economic welfare, social justice, political democracy and stability, and international responsibility. The President goes on to discuss United States policy towards Cuba and the fight against communism in Latin America. Also included in this folder is a revision proposed by John A. McCone, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), of the speech section regarding U.S. policy towards Cuba.