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 the 1962 graduation exercises at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. In his speech the President discusses the increasing necessity for a broad education for military personnel and advises the graduating class on their upcoming military, diplomatic, political, and economic challenges. Materials in this folder include a draft by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, reading copy with handwritten notations by the President, and press copy of the speech, in addition to a listing of the graduates and a program for the graduation exercises.