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    John F. Kennedy Hand-Notated Typed Speech on Oil with 80+ words in his hand. Seven pages, 8.5" x 14", Washington D.C., dated for immediate release on Monday, Feb 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 purposes. This was an address in support of that bill. On the verso of the last page, JFK 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 ..." Fine.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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