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 dinner sponsored by the Democratic County Executive Committee held at Convention Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his speech the President discusses his confidence in the ideals of the Democratic Party, and commends the elected officials of Philadelphia for their tradition of progressive, democratic government. He also explains his administration's accomplishments, specifically in the areas of housing, civil rights, education, economic growth, and public assistance programs. Materials in this folder include a draft by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, a press copy, and a reading copy of the speech with handwritten notations by the President.