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 radio and television statement on the dismantling of Soviet missile bases in Cuba. In his speech the President indicates that the missile bases are in the dismantlement process, and explains that the naval quarantine on Cuba will remain in effect until the situation is resolved. Materials in this folder include drafts by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen with handwritten notations by the President and press copies of the speech.