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 for the American Heritage Foundation "Get Out the Vote" program. In his speech the President urges citizens to vote on election day, noting that the best way to serve the country during the escalating conflict with the Soviet Union is to participate in democratic institutions. Materials in this folder include drafts by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen with handwritten notations by the President and a press copy of the speech.