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    April 1963
    Burke Marshall Personal Papers5 May 1961-26 April 1963, undated
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    5 May 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.5 May 1961

    This folder contains the official White House transcript of the President's News Conference of May 5, 1961 (News Conference 11). President Kennedy began the press conference with an update on the status of the nuclear test ban negotiations in Geneva. He then announced that Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson would be undertaking a fact finding mission...

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    Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.5 May 1961-10 June 1963, undated

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Topics include communication satellites, the resignation of FCC Chairman Newton N. Minow, additional VHF channels to certain U.S. cities, and a proposal for the three networks to pro...

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    Astronauts: Alan Shepard, 1961: 17 May-2 June
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961: 5 May-2 June

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning Rear Admiral Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.'s successful completion of the Mercury-Redstone 3 test flight, also known as the Freedom 7, during which Shepard became the first American to make a suborbital flight to space. Materials...

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    Remarks on Signing the Minimum Wage Bill, 5 May 1961
    White House Audio Collection5 May 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the President’s Office upon signing the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1961 (referred to as the Minimum Wage Bill), which increased the minimum wage.

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