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 of welcome to Dr. Ramon Villeda Morales, President of Honduras, on the South Lawn of the White House. In his speech the President discusses the Alliance for Progress and how the program will respond to the current political situation in Cuba. Materials in this folder include a draft and press copy of the speech, in addition to various memoranda containing background information on Honduras and President Villeda Morales's party. The press copy of the speech includes President Villeda Morales's response.