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Kennedy, John F
John F. Kennedy Inauguration Invitation Collection.
1961. Rare collection of original invitation materials from events held upon the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy. The collection includes an official "Inauguration Ceremonies" program, a green admission pass marked "Senate Steps" admitting the bearer to the Senate Wing Steps, a blank "Inaugural Concert" ticket order form with envelope, and photographic portraits of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson with facsimile signatures. With the original Congress of the United States envelope which contained the collection. All items are in fine condition. An exceptional collection. Held on January 20th, 1961, the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy marked the commencement of Kennedy's only term as President and of Lyndon B. Johnson's only term as Vice President. Kennedy's inaugural address encompassed the major themes of his campaign and would define his presidency during a time of economic prosperity, emerging social changes, and diplomatic challenges. Kennedy's inauguration was the first in which a poet, Robert Frost, participated in the program. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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