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Aug. 23, 1963 | JFK Remarks on Congressional Foreign Aid Cut

Aug. 23, 1963 - Here is President Kennedy’s television and radio statement today following a Congressional cut in the Mutual Security Act. In his speech, the President characterizes the decision to reduce foreign aid expenditures as shortsighted and dangerously partisan, explaining how a decrease in foreign assistance will weaken the Alliance for Progress and undermine this nation's efforts to curtail the spread of communism.


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