Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files
This folder contains a draft and partial copy of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech given at a Kansas City Democratic Club banquet in Topeka, Kansas. In his speech the Senator remarks upon agricultural policy and issues under Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson. Also included is a draft of Senator Kennedy’s speech titled, “Science and Security,” discussing a need for President Dwight D. Eisenhower to make greater investments in scientific research and technological advancement to enhance the national security of the United States and defend it from the growing threat of the Soviet Union. The drafts contain notations by Senator Kennedy.