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 legislative activities and efforts to enact the Kennedy Administration's legislative program. Items include a press release concerning agriculture, summaries of Senate legislative activities, overviews of legislative items recommended by the President, reports on the legislative efforts of individual government agencies, and a letter from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Secretary of State Dean Rush concerning American exports to the Soviet Union. Memoranda from Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen and Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations and Personnel Lawrence "Larry" O'Brien concerning individual congressmen and pieces of legislation are found throughout. Topics include education, agriculture, tax reform, civil rights, foreign aid, and veterans' pensions. The folder was originally titled "10/63 Military pay, Veterans pensions, Wheat, CIA."