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AUTHOR: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63)
QUOTATION: Is this Nation stating it cannot afford to spend an additional $600 million to help the developing nations of the world become strong and free and independent—an amount less than this country’s annual outlay for lipstick, face cream, and chewing gum?
ATTRIBUTION: President JOHN F. KENNEDY, remarks at the dinner of the Protestant Council of the City of New York, November 8, 1963.—Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, 1963, p. 842.
SUBJECTS: Foreign aid