Letter dated January 24, 1961 from Roy Wilkins to President Kennedy after attending his inauguration. Date: January 24, 1961 Creator: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston,
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Letter dated February 28, 1961 from Martin Luther King Jr. to Frank Reeves, Special Assistant to the President, regarding enclosed copies of an article by Dr. King that appeared in The Nation , noting
John F. Kennedy joined the US Navy in 1941 and was stationed in the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific during World War II. Commanding the Patrol Torpedo Craft (PT) PT 109, Lieutenant Kennedy and
Appearing before the press in Washington, DC in the Senate Caucus Room, Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy launched his presidential campaign with youthful energy and a pioneering vision that
Accession Number: IFP:140 Title: Address to the Houston Ministers Conference, 12 September 1960 Date(s) of Materials: 12 September 1960 Description: Motion picture of Senator John F. Kennedy
Click here for multilingual versions of this speech. Accession Number: TNC:262 (excerpt) Title: Excerpt from a Report to the American People on Civil Rights, 11 June 1963 Date(s) of Materials: 11 June
Accession Number: WH-132-002 Title: Radio and Television Address on the Situation at the University of Mississippi, 30 September 1962 Date(s) of Materials: 30 September 1962 Physical Description: 1
This segment features archival footage covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 trip to Europe. Included are scenes of President and Mrs. Kennedy in Paris, France; President Kennedy
Accession Number: USG:2B-1 Title: Excerpt from "One Day in Berlin" Date(s) of Materials: 26 June 1963 Description: Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin, Germany.
Radio and Television Remarks on the Dismantling of Soviet Missile Bases in Cuba, November 2, 1962. Running time: 1:51 minutes Date: 11/02/1962 Creator: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,
Accession Number: WH-053-001 Title: Remarks to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 12 October 1961 Date(s) of Materials: 12 October 1961 Physical Description: 1 audio tape/reel
Accession Number: USG:3S-1 Title: President Kennedy Views Firepower Demonstration at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 12 October 1961 Date(s) of Materials: 12 October 1961 Description: Silent motion
This segment features archival footage covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy’s European trip in the summer of 1963. Included are scenes from of President Kennedy in West Berlin; President
Accession Number: WHN:28 Title: Funeral Services for President John F. Kennedy, November 1963: 23-25 Date(s) of Materials: November 1963: 23-25 Description: Motion picture covering funeral services
Accession Number: WHN:17 Title: The Last Two Days, November 1963: 21-22 Date(s) of Materials: November 1963: 21-22 Description: Motion picture covering highlights of the final two days in the life of
KN-C30095 07 October 1963 President Kennedy signs the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. L-R: William Hopkins, Sen. Mike Mansfield, John J. McCloy, Adrian S. Fisher, Sen. John Pastore, W. Averell
The records of the Kennedy administration, including 248 hours of meeting tapes and 12 hours of telephone dictabelts, were moved to the National Archives in Washington and later transferred to the Federal Records Center in Waltham, Massachusetts. Finally, in 1976, the tapes were legally deeded to the Kennedy Library and the National Archives. Many of the tapes, most significantly more than 20 hours of recordings from the ExComm (the Executive Committee of the National Security Council) meetings during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, were gradually declassified over the next two decades.
Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on the concept of "borders" during an authors' panel at Crossing Borders through Literature, Poetry and Personal Stories. About the author: Naomi Shihab Nye describes herself
Linda Sue Park reflects on the concept of "borders" during an authors' panel at Crossing Borders through Literature, Poetry and Personal Stories. About the author: Linda Sue Park became a published
In the spring of 1963, South Vietnamese forces suppressed Buddhist religious leaders and followers, which led to an ensuing political crisis for the Diem government and became known as the “Buddhist crisis.” President Ngo Dinh Diem was passive in his response to the crisis and later promised reforms. His brother and closest advisor, Ngo Dinh Nhu, was thought by many to be the actual decision maker of the Saigon government and the person behind the Buddhist suppression.
James Rumford reflects on the concept of "borders" during an authors' panel at Crossing Borders through Literature, Poetry and Personal Stories. About the author: James Rumford combines his life-long
John F. Kennedy with fellow members of the Muckers Club at the Choate School. Left to right: Ralph Horton, Lem Billings, Butch Schriber, and John f. Kennedy. (c. 1934) Date: c. 1934
The following Irish folk song inspired the title of the memoir, Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye , jointly written by John F. Kennedy aides David F. Powers and Kenneth P. O'Donnell (in collaboration with
The following is a provisional list of national television appearances by John F. Kennedy up through September 19, 1960. It does not include most spot news, stock news, newsreel, or Committee Hearings