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 press releases concerning legislation, overviews of legislative items recommended by the President, and a transcript of a telecast by the American Medical Association. Memoranda from Special Counsel and speechwriter 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 tax reform, agriculture, health care for the aged, and the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. This folder was originally titled "6/1/62-6/11/62 Trade, Medicare."