DescriptionJohn F. Kennedy Appointment Document Signed "John Kennedy" as President. One page, 15" x 11". Washington, March 5, 1962. Countersigned "Dean Rusk" as Secretary of State.
Appointment of economist and political theorist Walt Whitman Rostow as "Counselor of the Department of State". Fine 3.5" diameter embossed paper presidential seal affixed at left. Walt Whitman Rostow (1916-2003) was a proponent of America's involvement in the Vietnam War and helped both Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in shaping America's foreign policy in Southeast Asia. Matted and mounted to a backing board, else fine condition.
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