The following presidential news conferences are sorted in reverse chronological order for 1961 (see pull-down menu above left to select different year), then in ascending numerical order in the pull-down menu on each news conference page. (Note: The texts of President Kennedy's news conferences are based on White House transcripts of each conference rather than on transcripts from the Public Papers of the Presidents.) For more information please contact or 617.514.1629. Have a research question? Ask an Archivist.