The President's News Conference of March 1, 1961

The President's News Conference of March 1, 1961
1 March 1961
Motion picture of the President's News Conference of March 1, 1961 (News Conference 5). President John F. Kennedy begins the press conference by announcing the upcoming visit of German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to the United States, proposed legislation to restore former President Eisenhower's military rank of General of the Army, the reduction in the outflow of gold to foreign countries, the reduction of home mortgage rates, and the establishment of the Peace Corps on a temporary pilot basis. Following the announcements the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including the Republic of the Congo, nuclear disarmament, the economy, and United States-Soviet relations. 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; 30 minutes)
Public Domain
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )