Press Conference, 21 February 1963

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Press Conference, 21 February 1963
21 February 1963
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Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of February 21, 1963 (News Conference 50). The President begins the press conference with a statement regarding the needs of senior citizens, recommending a reduction in taxes and an increase in social security. He also announces a revised hospital insurance program bill. The President then urges the unions involved in the New York City newspaper strike to submit their differences independently so as to arrive at a swift resolution. Following this statement the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including the attack on a shrimp boat by a Cuban MiG fighter aircraft, the tax program, and a nuclear test ban treaty.
Department of Defense. Defense Communications Agency. White House Communications Agency. (1962 - 06/25/1991)