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September 30, 1955 Cabinet Meeting

September 06,2020 This PDF file contains records from the Eisenhower Library on the Cabinet meeting of September 30, 1955, which was historic in several respects. as it was the first Cabinet meeting conducted in...
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December 1955 Revised Eisenhower Highway Plan

September 06,2020 This file contains several documents relating to the Eisenhower Administration's revised December 1955 Interstate highway funding proposal (after Congress had rejected the first proposal in July...
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1959 Gore-Eisenhower Letters

September 04,2020 This PDF file is an exchange of letters between Senator Albert Gore (D-TN) and President Eisenhower in the fall of 1959.
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December 1960 White Paper on Coordination of Federal Metropolitan Area Development Activities

September 02,2020 This is a PDF file of a December 19, 1960 paper entitled "Coordination of Federal Metropolitan Area Development Activities" produced by the White House's ad hoc Interagency Committee on Metropolitan...
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Minutes of the Eisenhower Administration Ad Hoc Committee on Metropolitan Problems, 1957-1960

September 02,2020 This is a 24-page PDF file containing the minutes of the four meetings of the Eisenhower Administration's ad hoc Interagency Committee on Metropolitan Area Problems, which existed from 1957-1960. 
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July 7, 1958 Cabinet Meeting on Airline Finances

September 02,2020 This is a PDF file containing records of the July 7, 1958 Cabinet meeting at which the finances of U.S. airlines, and their need to get additional financing to convert piston-engine planes to jets,...
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June 6, 1958 Cabinet Meeting on FAA Creation

September 02,2020 This PDF file contains records of the June 6, 1958 Cabinet meeting at which the decision was made to ask Congress to create a new Federal Aviation Agency.
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1955 “Weeks Report” – Revision of Federal Transportation Policy

August 31,2020 This is the version of the "Weeks Report" of the President's Advisory Committee on Transport Policy and Organization, as released to the press on April 18, 1955.
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Cabinet Meeting of January 28, 1955

August 31,2020 This 12-page PDF document contains items relating to the Cabinet Meeting of January 28, 1955, which considered a draft Special Transportation Message to Congress from President Eisenhower.
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December 1954 Cabinet Meeting on Railroad Policy

August 30,2020 This is a 39-page PDF file relating to the Cabinet meeting of December 17, 1954 where the initial draft of the "Weeks Report" (the report of the Cabinet Committee on Transport Policy and...
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