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Press Conference, 10 August 1961

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Press Conference, 10 August 1961
10 August 1961
1 audio tape/reel (32 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of August 10, 1961 (News Conference 15). President Kennedy begins the press conference with statements concerning Great Britain’s entry into the European Market and the positive response to the Peace Corp proposal. The President then discusses a recent report from the special panel on nuclear testing and announces that he that he had asked Ambassador Arthur H. Dean to return to Geneva to continue negotiations for a test ban treaty. Following the announcements the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including the situation in Berlin, the resumption of nuclear testing, and the proper role of military officers involved in public education about the dangers of communism.
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Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. White House Army Signal Agency. (05/01/1954 - 1962)