Home Search The American Presidency Project
John Woolley and Gerhard Peters Home Data Documents Elections Media Links
 
• Public Papers of the Presidents
• State of the Union
Addresses & Messages
• Inaugural Addresses
• Weekly Addresses
• Fireside Chats
• News Conferences
• Executive Orders
• Proclamations
• Signing Statements
• Press Briefings
• Statements of
 Administration Policy
• Economic Report of the President
• Debates
• Convention Speeches
• Party Platforms
• 2012 Election Documents
• 2008 Election Documents
• 2004 Election Documents
• 1960 Election Documents
• 2009 Transition
• 2001 Transition
Data Index
Audio/Video Index
Election Index
Florida 2000
Presidential Libraries
View Public Papers by Month and Year

INCLUDE documents from the Office of the Press Secretary
INCLUDE election campaign documents
Search the Entire Document Archive
Enter keyword: 


AND OR NOT
Limit by Year

From:
To    :

Limit results per page

INCLUDE documents from the Office of the Press Secretary

INCLUDE election campaign documents

Instructions
You can search the Public Papers in two ways:

1. Search by Keyword and Year
You can search by keyword and choose the range of years within your search by filling out the boxes under Search the Public Papers.

2. View by Month and/or Year
Select the month and/or year you would like information about and press View Public Papers. Then choose a Public Paper and the page will load for you.

Search Engine provided by the Harry S. Truman Library. Our thanks to
Jim Borwick and Dr. Rafee Che Kassim at Project Whistlestop for critical assistance in the implementation of the search function, and to Scott Roley at the Truman Library for facilitating this collaboration.
 
John F. Kennedy: Joint Statement of Senator John F. Kennedy and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson
John
John F. Kennedy
Joint Statement of Senator John F. Kennedy and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson
July 30, 1960
1960 Presidential Election Campaign
1960 Campaign:<br>Senator Kennedy<br>Aug. 1 - Nov. 7
1960 Campaign:
Senator Kennedy
Aug. 1 - Nov. 7
Font Size:
Print
 Report Typo
The American Presidency Project

Promote Your Page Too

We have discussed the legislative program for the forthcoming congressional session. This program includes 12 major items and a host of less-important bills. It will require long daily sessions, but we are confident that it will be productive.

We intend to devote our full energies to the enactment of this program and we will leave our principal campaigning until the end of the session. We hope the Republicans and their candidate will co-operate in the enactment of this legislation.

The list of major bills which we discussed is as follows:

(1) A bill to provide medical care for our older citizens which would incorporate the best features of the Forand bill, the McNamara bill, the Kennedy bill, and the Anderson bill.

(2) The Housing bill which is now on the Speaker's desk.

(3) The aid-to-education bill to which conferees have not yet been appointed.

(4) The minimum wage bills.

(5) The mutual security appropriation bill.

(6) The possibility of obtaining emergency legislation to protect our Nation's farmers against the economic perils facing them.

(7) The Labor-Health, Education, and Welfare appropriation bill which is in conference.

(8) The situs picketing bill on which hearings have been concluded and on which both parties promised action last year.

(9) The State-Justice-Judiciary appropriation bill.

(10) The small business loans bill to raise the lending authority of the Small Business Administration so that our small businessmen may be assisted in overcoming their problems of obtaining financing.

(11) The public works appropriation bill which has passed the House and has already been reported by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

(12) The Antarctic Treaty which we have committed ourselves to taking up as soon as possible.

This is an unfortunately heavy schedule. We hope that partisan considerations will not interfere with enactment of these desperately needed measures.



Citation: John F. Kennedy: "Joint Statement of Senator John F. Kennedy and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson," July 30, 1960. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=74295.
Home         
© 1999-2014 - Gerhard Peters - The American Presidency Project
Locations of visitors to this page