TYPE: Record
COMPONENTS: -33 1/3 RPM -8.5" x 14" mini-poster -Printed copies of the speeches Kennedy was supposed to deliver. -Original black shipping sleeve.
CONDITION: The mailer has been opened, and shows minor bumping on the corners. The speeches and record are in pristine condition, and the latter appears to be unplayed. Fine
priceInfo: 5/26/16
ITEM ID: 3615

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John F. Kennedy Texas Speeches and Memorial Album

DATE
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Following the assassination of President Kennedy, the State Democratic Executive Committee of Texas put together a commemorative packet sent to people who had sent in contributions in anticipation of attending the “Texas Welcome Dinner”.The package consists of a 33 1/3 RPM phonograph record containing recordings of three speeches Kennedy gave in Texas in the twenty-four hours leading up to his assassination as well as his Inaugural Address. It also includes a copy of a 8.5″ x 14″ mini-poster for the dinner and printed copies of the speeches Kennedy was supposed to deliver at the Dallas Trade Mart and “Texas Welcome Dinner”, entitled “We Are… Watchmen on the Walls of Freedom” and “This Country is Moving and it must Not Stop”, respectively.