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 remarks at a Columbus Day celebration at City Hall in Newark, New Jersey. In his speech the President discusses the relevance of Columbus's expedition to contemporary issues, and compliments the numerous contributions to society made by Americans of Italian descent. Materials in this folder include a draft with handwritten notations by the President and a press copy of the speech, in addition to a program for the observance.