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 address at the University of California's 94th Charter Day held at Memorial Stadium at the school's Berkeley campus. In his speech the President discusses the important role education plays in intellectual and political leadership, and addresses the recent decision between the United States and the Soviet Union to seek agreements on joint exploration of space. Materials in this folder include drafts by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, a press copy, and reading copies of the speech, in addition to a program for the Charter Day ceremony, a memorandum concerning humorist Finley Peter Dunne's representation of honorary degrees, and a commemorative booklet published by the University of California at Berkeley.