Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder is part of an addition to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Papers, and consists of items that were recovered by the National Archives and Records Administration on behalf of the Kennedy Presidential Library from the estate of Robert L. White concerning Colonel John H. Glenn Jr.'s successful completion of the Mercury-Atlas 6 test flight, also known as Friendship 7. Materials in this folder include a memorandum regarding recorded phone conversation protocols, a press release of President Kennedy's phone congratulatory phone conversation with Colonel Glenn, a press release of President Kennedy's remarks during a ceremony in Cape Canaveral honoring Colonel Glenn, and press releases of the text of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal awarded to Colonel Glenn.