"HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. PRESIDENT" INVITATION
Program for "Happy Birthday, Mr. President. New York's Birthday Salute to President Kennedy." Madison Square Garden, May 19, 1962. 4 pages. Front cover with title between squares of red and blue, to the right, a black and white photograph of President Kennedy. Page 2 text listing the Sponsors, Committee and Patrons of the event, page 3 enumerating the events scheduled for the evening, including appearances by Henry Fonda, Jack Benny, Ella Fitzgerald, Jerome Robbins' Ballet, Jimmy Durante, Bobby Darin, Peter Lawford and Marilyn Monroe.
[With:] Official invitation to be with President Kennedy at New York's Birthday Salute to the President, May 19, 1962. 4 pages, lightly creased. Front cover with decorative text, page 2 with quotation from Mayor Robert F. Wagner.
[With:] Call sheet for the "Salute to the President" [May 19, 1962]. 2 pages, mimeograph typescript (on rectos only). Enumerating 39 events or appearances, Monroe as number 35 "Marilyn Monroe and Stars." Marilyn Monroe's copy, with notes in red crayon and pencil on first page, reading "who do have to be/to ask/who do you think you have to be to be disappointment." Together with three items, all Marilyn Monroe's copies.