John F. Kennedy recording for public speaking class at Harvard, 1937. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives.
John F. Kennedyâ€™s short speech was recorded on an aluminum phonograph disc during the 1937-38 fall term session of English F, a course on public speaking taught by Frederick Clifton Packard, Jr. Kennedy, then a sophomore at Harvard College, briefly discusses the appointment to the Supreme Court of Hugo Black and the subsequent scandal after it was revealed that Black had beenâ€”and possibly still wasâ€”a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives (HUM 258, Box 1).
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