Press Conference, 14 June 1962

Press Conference, 14 June 1962
14 June 1962
1 audio tape/reel (31 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of June 14, 1962 (News Conference 36). The President begins the press conference with a statement concerning the strike being threatened by the flight engineers union against three major airlines, Trans World Airlines (TWA), Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), and Eastern Airlines. He states that a strike could have a significant effect on the economy and urged the flight engineers to reconsider striking and find some other means of settling their dispute without interrupting airline operation. Following this statement the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including why government deficits are not necessarily inflationary or harmful, the economy, support for his legislative program, the proposed farm bill, United States foreign policy, and foreign aid.
Department of Defense. Defense Communications Agency. White House Communications Agency. (1962 - 06/25/1991)