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    John F. Kennedy Typescript of Remarks Made in Observance of Israel's Tenth Anniversary. Six numbered pages (lacking #3 of 7), 8.5" x 11". Washington, D.C.; May 11, 1958. With various emendations throughout in Kennedy's hand, including 15 words in his hand within the text, and the first line of an outline on the back of page 7.

    In very small part: "The sense of a historic past in a nation so young has been an enormous sense of strength - giving a sense of purpose rather than stale tradition as both an incentive and a legacy for the Jewish people today. Out of the very sense of history Israel derives strength and courage to attack overwhelming problems of poverty, ignorance and land exhaustion, and the enemy at the gate." [Bolded text is in Kennedy's hand.] From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

    Condition: The typescript has been folded in four (now flattened), with staple holes at all top left corners. Some creasing at corners, with a tiny tear at very top of first page. Verso of last page has pencil notations from a previous collector, a few small stains, soiling and toning at edges.


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