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 legislative activities and efforts to enact the Kennedy Administration's legislative program. Items include press releases concerning tax and foreign aid legislation, summaries of Senate legislative activities, overviews of legislative items recommended by the President, and memoranda from Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations and Personnel Lawrence "Larry" O'Brien, and David E. Bell, Administrator of the Agency for International Development, concerning individual congressmen and pieces of legislation. Topics include tax reform, foreign aid, the national debt, and the nuclear test ban treaty. The folder was originally titled "8/13/63-8/26/63 Budget, Taxation, Civil Service Commission, Foreign aid."