Address at Rice University on the Nation’s Space Effort

Source: John F. Kennedy, Address at Rice University, Houston, Texas, 12 September 1962, NARA, JFKPOF-040-001. We meet at…

“The Presidency in 1960” (Remarks at the National Press Club)

Source: Papers of John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (Pre-Presidential Papers,…

Remarks in the Rudolph Wilde Platz, Berlin

Source: Public Papers of the Presidents: John F. Kennedy, 1963 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing…

Statement on Cuba

Source: “United States Reaffirms Policy on Prevention of Aggressive Actions by Cuba,” Department of State…

Radio and Television Report to the American People on Civil Rights

John F. Kennedy: “Radio and Television Report to the American People on Civil Rights,” June 11,…

Proclamation 3504 (authorizing the naval quarantine of Cuba)

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the peace of…

State of the Union Address (1963)

Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the 88th Congress: I congratulate you all—not merely…

State of the Union Address

Mr. Vice President, my old colleague from Massachusetts and your new Speaker, John McCormack, Members…

State of the Union Address (1961)

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of the Congress: It is a pleasure to return…

Declaration of Honorary Citizen of United States of America

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS Sir Winston Churchill,…

Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba

Source: Laurence Chang and Peter Kornbluh, eds., “The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: “Radio and Television…

Notes on Meeting with President Kennedy During the Cuban Missile Crisis

1. The meeting was held in the Oval Room at the White House and lasted…

Record of Meeting During the Cuban Missile Crisis

PARTICIPANTS Secretary Rusk Under Secretary Ball Ambassador Thompson Deputy Under Secretary Johnson Assistant Secretary Martin…

Memorandum for Discussion During the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Situation 1. The establishment of medium range strike capability in Cuba by the…

Executive Order 10925

Establishing The President’s Committee On Equal Employment Opportunity WHEREAS discrimination because of race, creed, color,…

Inaugural Address (1961)

Source: John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961. Available at https://goo.gl/tYv9zJ. We observe today…