John F. Kennedy's last speech, given at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

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The President speaks at the breakfast of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce in the Texas Hotel in Fort Worth. Kennedy remarks on America's burdens: "Here, a country which lived in isolation, divided and protected by the Atlantic and the Pacific, uninterested in the struggles of the world around it, here in the short space of 18 years after the Second World War, we put ourselves, by our own will and by necessity, into defense of alliances with countries all around the globe," he says. After his speech, he’s presented with a 5-gallon Stetson hat amidst laughter. “I’ll put it on in the White House on Monday,” he says. “If you’ll come up there, you’ll have the chance to see it then.”
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