Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's toast to Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, President of the Republic of Tanganyika (later known as Tanzania), at a luncheon held in the State Dining Room of the White House. In his speech President Kennedy discusses President Nyerere's leadership in Africa's rapid period of transition from imperialist colonies to nation-states. The press copy also includes President Nyerere's response, in which he explains why he frequently associates the United States with the concept of freedom.