James V. Bennett served at the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons from 1937 - 1964. His letter to Mr. Springer expresses his personal appreciation in how he handled the riots at Oxford, Mississippi and also includes the transcript of President John F. Kennedy's statement.
Goodwin College, "Letter to Mr. Frank Springer from James V. Bennett Director of the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons" (1962). Civil Rights Letters – Admitting James Meredith. Paper 4.