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The goals of President Kennedy's first legislative year, as revealed in his statements and addresses from his election through the 1961 adjournment of Congress" as edited by John W. Gardner, foreword by Carl Sandburg, with a special introduction by President Kennedy, this copy bears JFK's secretarily signed presentation ("With very best/wishes/John Kennedy"), this was Charles de Gaulle's copy, included with the book is a copy of orders from the United States Information Service, dated Jan. 25, 1962, stating "The Agency is air shipping (via diplomatic pouch) Special Attention PAO one autographed copy/of President Kennedy's To Turn the Tide. This book is intended for personal/presentation by the Ambassador at his discretion to:/President Charles de Gaulle/Please alert your mail room to make certain that this inscribed book/is brought to your attention promptly upon receipt," it goes on to request a report on the presentation including local publicity. Book and jacket are fine, USIS order directing this copy for presentation to Charles de Gaulle has one tiny corner chip, not affecting any text, else fine.
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