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OFFICIAL PROGRAM OF THE KENNEDY-JOHNSON INAUGURATION. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION PRESENTED TO FRANK SINATRA

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  • Official Program Inaugural Ceremonies of John F. Kenned,y Thirty-Fifth President of the United States, and Lyndon B. Johnson, Thirty-Seventh Vice President of the United States, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961. Washington, D.C.: Merkle Press for 161 Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Committee, 1961
Small folio (11 x 8 1/4). Profusely illustrated, bound preceding "A Pictorial Review 1961 Inauguration, Including the Complete Text of the Presidential Inaugural Address." Original blue pebbled cloth, front cover gilt with Presidential Seal, title, date, and supralibros of Frank Sinatra, original wrappers bound in; extremities just rubbed, a bit shaken.

Catalogue Note

The limited deluxe edition of the Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural program, signed by Edward H. Foley, the General Chairman of the Inaugural Committee. This copy is no. 374, specially bound for presentation to Frank Sinatra. After tirelessly campaigning for Jack Kennedy, Sinatra was named the producer of the inaugural gala, for which the President told the glittering crowd, I know we're all indebted to a great friend—Frank Sinatra."

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