Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks to participants in Operation Crossroads Africa on the White House South Lawn. In his speech the President describes Operation Crossroads Africa as a predecessor of the Peace Corps and discusses the importance of volunteer efforts to improve health, education, agriculture, and infrastructure in developing countries. The press copy also includes remarks from Senator Hubert H. Humphrey and Reverend James H. Robinson, Director of Operation Crossroads Africa.