Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains items collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the astronaut Colonel John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth. Materials consist of a copy of the official press release of President Kennedy's telephone conversation with Colonel Glenn following Glenn's successful orbiting of the Earth in the Mercury spacecraft Friendship 7, and a copy of voice procedures for President Kennedy to use during the call.