"Guide this nation through eternity...guide this nation through dark + stormy times": Original Campaign Speech from John F. Kennedy’s Campaign With His Notes and Corrections

  • Campaign Speech.
  • Campaign Speech.
  • Campaign Speech.

Campaign Speech.


Item Number: 3731

St. Louis: 1960.

Original John F. Kennedy campaign speech with extensive annotations in his hand. This is a reading copy of the speech Kennedy delivered in St. Louis on October 2, 1960. In all, 14 double-spaced pages, with notes in the Presidential candidate’s hand throughout. The speech begins, “Massachusetts and Missouri are closely linked in the history of this republic. Both have been cradles of American freedom.” Quarter, bound in a loose leaf folder, gilt-lettered cover.

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