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 an exchange of remarks between President Kennedy and Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, upon the latter's arrival at Union Station in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President discusses the Emperor's leadership in Ethiopia and international organizations such as the United Nations. Emperor Haile Selassie discusses Ethiopia and the United States' share commitment to international peace in a time period of rapid innovation and modernization. Materials in this folder include a draft and press copy of the exchange of remarks.