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The 1960s

The 1960s

The 1960s Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?

Presidential Papers

The American Presidency Project has made thousands of documents available through its searchable database. Speeches, press conference transcripts, executive orders, signing statements, and public papers for every American president are among the documents linked to this site.

Kennedy Sources

An extensive collection of Kennedy materials—papers, speeches, and press releases—has been made available electronically by the John F. Presidential Kennedy Library and Museum. The White House Diary is also available under a separate tab.

Johnson’s Speeches

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum has posted several speeches and presidential messages online.

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