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    John F. Kennedy Annotated Typed Speech as a congressman containing over eighty words written in his hand. Seven pages, 8.5" x 14", Washington, D.C., dated for immediate release on Monday, February 18, 1952. Congressman Kennedy introduced in the House of Representatives legislation that provided that the proceeds of oil from the so-called Tidelands would be earmarked by the federal government for health initiatives. This was an address in support of that bill. On the verso of the last page, the young congressman writes in blue pen: "I think you all agree that this country soon faces a shortage of hospital beds. Half of the beds we have reserved for critical patients - doctors, nurses or dentists,...beds...hospitals...of...see...for Ten...have use of many...that you...to...completely...no more as necessary -I do not argue, I state the case made...I believe great attention should be paid to providing necessary help ..." On toned paper, with minor edge knicks.

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    October, 2010
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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