Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address given at a graduation ceremony at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In his speech President Kennedy thanks the University for the honorary degree bestowed upon him, and remarks on the important role that education plays in intellectual and political leadership. Materials in this folder include drafts (some by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen), press copies, and a reading copy of the speech.