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 visit to Connecticut. Materials in this folder include a report on the status of the New Haven Railroad, a partial transcript of a news briefing by Press Secretary Pierre Salinger, a memorandum from Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen regarding the local economy in Bridgeport and candidates for the 1962 congressional and gubernatorial elections, and a draft by Sorensen for a speech delivered in New Haven on the importance of electing Democratic officials in the upcoming elections.