On behalf of the civil rights leaders sponsoring the March on Washington, A. Philip Randolph wrote this memo to President Kennedy asking for a meeting as part of the day’s events. Twelve days later, Randolph and the leaders of the March met President Kennedy in the Oval Office.
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(This document was found amongst the papers of President Kennedy, in the folder titled, Human Rights: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): Executive.)
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