The President's News Conference of January 25, 1961 [Version 2]

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The President's News Conference of January 25, 1961 [Version 2]
25 January 1961
Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's News Conference of January 25, 1961 (News Conference 1). President Kennedy begins the press conference with a statement concerning the scheduling of the Geneva negotiations for a nuclear test ban. He then announces that the United States Government has decided to increase famine relief for the Congo and that the Soviet Union has released two members from the crew of the United States Air Force RB-47 aircraft. Following the announcements the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including United States policy on nuclear disarmament negotiations, diplomatic relations with Cuba, and communications with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. This is the second of two versions. This is a recording by the United States Information Agency (USIA) and the White House Army Signal Agency (WHASA).
1 Video Cassette (black-and-white; sound; Beta-SP; 37 minutes)
Public Domain
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )