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 address at a White House reception for Washington's corps of Latin American ambassadors. In his speech the President proposes the establishment of The Alliance for Progress, a cooperative effort between the United States and Latin America to improve social, economic, and health conditions for millions of Latin Americans in need. Materials in this folder include various drafts and reading copies of the President's address. Of note is a reading copy with notations handwritten by the President.