Site of the American University Address by John F. Kennedy

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Site of the American University Address by John F. Kennedy

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Dedication

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John F. Kennedy

SITE OF THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY ADDRESS

COMMENCEMENT JUNE 10, 1963

DELIVERED BY
JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1961-63

THIS ADDRESS CONTAINED THE POLICY
DECLARATIONS WHICH LED TO THE TREATY
BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPON TESTS IN THE
ATMOSPHERE, OUTER SPACE, AND UNDER WATER
SIGNED IN MOSCOW AUGUST 5, 1963. . . .
APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES SENATE
SEPTEMBER 24, 1968 WITH THE SIGNATURES OF
ONE HUNDRED SEVEN NATIONS.

FROM THE ADDRESS:
"I HAVE, THEREFORE, CHOSEN THIS TIME
AND THIS PLACE TO DISCUSS . . . THE MOST
IMPORTANT TOPIC ON EARTH: WORLD PEACE . . .
THE UNITED STATES . . . WILL NEVER START A WAR . . .
THIS GENERATION OF AMERICANS HAS ALREADY
HAD ENOUGH OF WAR AND HATE AND OPPRESSION
. . . . CONFIDENT AND UNAFRAID, WE LABOR ON . . .
NOT TOWARD A STRATEGY OF ANNIHIATION
BUT TOWARD A STRATEGY OF PEACE."

Source

Latitude: 38° 56’ 12.57” N
Longitude: 77° 5’ 32.28” W

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“Site of the American University Address by John F. Kennedy,” American University Project Plaque, accessed June 15, 2024, https://auprojectplaque.omeka.net/items/show/21.