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JFK ARRIVES IN WEST GERMANY

June 23, 1963


JFK ARRIVES IN WEST GERMANY


President John F. Kennedy arrived in Bonn, West Germany today for the 1st day of a 10 day European journey.


This is the 8th foreign trip for President Kennedy.


He arrived at 9:50 a.m. local time & was greeted by West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.


In a short speech at Wahn Airport, JFK said:


“Together we look forward to a new future.  Former foes have become faithful friends.  Your safety is our safety, your liberty is our liberty.”


JFK & Konrad Adenauer



Later at Market Square in Bonn, the President remarked:


“The city of Bonn is the capital of the free world.”


And at Cologne’s Rathaus, JFK signed the Golden Book & said:


“I come to Cologne to see the best of the past & the most promising of the future.”


JFK concluded his remarks with the old Rhemish saying “Koelle Alaaf”.

                    
                            Rathaus
                 Cologne, Germany
                     Foto Marburg
           Art Resource, New York

June 23, 1967


LBJ MEETS WITH KOSYGIN IN GLASSBORO


President Lyndon B. Johnson met with Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin today in Glassboro, New Jersey.


This was the 1st meeting between a President of the United States & a Soviet Premier since Eisenhower & Khrushchev met in 1959.*


*The Glassboro Summit is considered unsuccessful because of the deep divisions over Vietnam & the Middle East.


Kosygin & LBJ at Glassboro Summit
        Photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto
                        LBJ Library



June 23, 1952


BOSTON MAYOR ENDORSES JFK FOR SENATE


Mayor John B. Hynes of Boston, Massachusetts paid tribute to Congressman John F. Kennedy today.


Hynes called JFK one of the finest young men to come into public life in the last 20 years & gave his endorsement for his Senate candidacy.


The Mayor gave his endorsement before 500 supporters at the Parker House Hotel in Boston.*


*John B. Hynes served as Boston’s mayor from 1950 to 1960.

                            Joe Hynes
                     Mayor of Boston
                      http://www.mass/gov



June 23, 1938


JOE KENNEDY, JR. GRADUATES FROM HARVARD


Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., the son of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., graduated today from Harvard College with a BA degree.


Joe Jr. majored in Government with an intended vocation in “business”.


Joe participated in basketball, football, swimming & rugby & was a member of the Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770.


      Joe Jr., Joe Sr., & Jack Kennedy
            Southampton, England
                      July 2, 1938
               JFK Library Photo



June 23, 1927


COOLIDGE ADOPTED INTO SIOUX TRIBE


President Calvin Coolidge will be adopted into the Sioux Tribe at Fort Yates according to The Sioux County Pioneer of North Dakota.*


*Coolidge will be given a grand ceremonial feathered head dress by Sioux chief Henry Standing Bear. The idea to make Coolidge an honorary Sioux came from Chauncey Yellow Robe, a descendant of Sitting Bull.



Coolidge Adopted into Sioux Tribe
                    June 23, 1927
      Library of Congress Photo





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