Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains press releases and excerpts of speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio during his 1960 presidential campaign. Topics include the Republican Party’s agricultural platform, and the issue of Fidel Castro and Communism in Cuba. Also included in this folder is a message to new voters discussing the importance of young people internationally, and presenting a program for new opportunities in the areas of employment, education, civil rights, and the creation of a Youth Peace Corps.