Press Conference, 7 February 1963

Press Conference, 7 February 1963
7 February 1963
1 audio tape/reel (31 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of February 7, 1963 (News Conference 48). The President begins the press conference by announcing reappointments of William McChesney Martin, Jr. as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Mr. C. Canby Balderston as Vice Chairman. Following this statement the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Soviet military personnel and weapons inspections in Cuba. President Kennedy also answers questions concerning President of France Charles de Gaulle’s blocking of Great Britain from the Common Market and his desire for an independent national deterrent.
Department of Defense. Defense Communications Agency. White House Communications Agency. (1962 - 06/25/1991)