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Release Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 4:58 PM
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Howard University Remembers JFK
 

Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, Howard University, Washington, DC
(October 7, 1960)

Senator KENNEDY. Mr. Robinson, Congressman Bolling, Mrs. Lawson, Mr. Reeves, ladies, and gentlemen, I regret that the Republican member has not shown up as yet to debate with Congressman Bolling or Mr. Nixon. I would like to present their case for them. [Laughter.] But I would rather speak for our case. I would also rather address myself to the matter which is before you. I am confident that Congressman Bolling has done this effectivdy because I know no one in the Congress over a long period of time, even before his period in the Congress, who has shown greater responsibility and vigor in extending the benefits of our constitutional system to all Americans. Therefore, I am delighted and honored that he would ...more

Timeline:
http://www.jfk.org/content/pdf/reading-room/timeline/timeline.html


JFK Museum:

http://www.jfk.org


Article written by Dean Pollard
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alton-b-pollard-iii-phd/assassinations-anniversar_b_4283257.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Courtesy of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center Howard University Archives

 


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