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Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains an unofficial transcript of the third presidential debate between candidates Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon. The candidates answered questions on numerous issues, including the economy, the Federal budget, foreign policy, labor, nuclear disarmament, taxes, Berlin, and the invasion of Quemoy and Matsu. The debate was moderated by Bill Shadel of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains background material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, for the President's News Conference of September 13, 1962 (News Conference 43). Materials primarily consist of memorandums and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs. Topics include the economy, 1963 fiscal year appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration, and foreign aid. Of note is a joint report from the Atomic Energy Commission, Department of Defense, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration titled, "Status Report on Trapped Electrons from the Starfish High Altitude Nuclear Test," and a memorandum from the Department of Justice regarding the occurrence of violence with voter registration efforts in Georgia and Mississippi and the admittance of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi.