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Telegram to Miss Keller from John F. Kennedy (April 8, 1961)

Transcription of Telegram

W.P. MARSHALL, President

The filing time shown in the date line on domestic telegrams is LOCAL TIME at point of origin. Time of receipt is LOCAL TIME at point of destination.
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LLD209 WA344

(LL) GOVT PD The White House Washington DC 8534P EST

The Dinner Chairman

Dinner honoring Miss Helen Keller sponsored by the District of Columbia Lions Club the Sheraton Park Hotel Care Asst Hotel Mgr on Duty WashDC

I want to send a word of warm commendation to Helen Keller as she receives the Humanitarian Award this evening from the Lions Club of the District of Columbia. Her example and her career have richly earned her this tribute and recognition.

With all good wishes

John F Kennedy.

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