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Original White House press release from John F. Kennedy, urging Congress to reverse itself on a vote which gave the legislative branch broad control over JFK's lending powers to foreign countries. In part, ''I strongly urge the members of the House, by reversing this afternoon's vote [a key amendment to that year's foreign aid bill], to demonstrate that this nation is still united in its determination to meet its responsibilities and halt the spread of Communism and Castroism by every available means.'' 8.5'' x 11''. Near fine condition.
JFK Statement Urging Congress to Halt Communism and ''Castroism'' and Reverse the Vote on Foreign Aid -- 16 August 1961
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