An Austin Scrapbook of John F. Kennedy (Used)


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This book illustrates the chapters in the history of Austin, Texas associated with the late President John F. Kennedy through newspaper clippings and other ephemera. It was signed by the author on the half title page and was limited to 1000 copies. Endpapers are a map of the proposed Presidential motorcade route in Austin. Author compiled articles from the following newspapers about President Kennedy’s scheduled visit to Austin and about his assassination: UPI Newspictures, Inc., Texas Democratic Executive Committee, The Austin Statesman, Lone Star Register, and The Daily Texan. The book includes copies of the program for President Kennedy’s speech in Austin and also has articles from when he was President-elect and was campaigning with Lyndon Johnson in Texas.