Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks upon the presentation of The President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service on the South Lawn of the White House to J. Stanley Baughman, President of the Federal National Mortgage Association of the Housing and Home Finance Agency; Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Dr. Donald E. Gregg, Chief of the Department of Cardiorespiratory Diseases at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; Dr. Frances O. Kelsey, Medical Officer at the Food and Drug Administration; Mrs. Waldo K. Lyon, accepting for her husband, Head of the Submarine and Arctic Research Branch at the Navy Electronics Laboratory; and Llewellyn E. Thompson, Career Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Austria, and the former Soviet Union. The press copy also includes remarks by James E. Webb, Chairman of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board; John W. Macy, Executive Secretary of the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board; Robert C. Weaver, Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency; Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of the Army; Anthony I. Celebrezze, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; and Fred Korth, Secretary of the Navy.