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    Press Conference, 28 June 1961
    White House Audio Collection28 June 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of June 28, 1961 (News Conference 13). President Kennedy begins the press conference with a statement concerning the death of journalist Ed Koterba, followed by lengthy statements concerning the situation in Berlin and the Soviets’ refusal to negotiate on a nuclear test ban at Geneva. He then respo...

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    Press Conference, 19 July 1961
    White House Audio Collection19 July 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of July 19, 1961 (News Conference 14). President Kennedy begins the press conference by reading a statement concerning the situation in Germany following Communist threats to close the border to East Berlin. He then makes several brief announcements concerning the Untied States economy; and announc...

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    Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Berlin Crisis, 25 July 1961
    White House Audio Collection25 July 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address to the American public regarding the impending possibility of war between the United States and the Soviet Union over the crisis in Berlin, Germany. In his speech the President discusses the Soviet Union’s attempts to cut off American access to West Berlin, thus making it impossible to secure ...

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    Remarks Following the VP's Report on the Berlin Situation, 21 August 1961
    White House Audio Collection21 August 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Fish Room upon the return of Vice President Lyndon Johnson from Germany. In his remarks President Kennedy discusses Vice President Johnson’s report on the division of the city of Berlin.

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    Press Conference, 30 August 1961
    White House Audio Collection30 August 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of August 30, 1961 (News Conference 16). President Kennedy begins the press conference by congratulating officials and residents of Atlanta, Georgia for the orderly manner in which four high schools were desegregated. He announces that the Foreign Ministers of France, the United Kingdom, the United...

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    Press Conference, 11 October 1961
    White House Audio Collection11 October 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of October 11, 1961 (News Conference 17). President Kennedy begins the press conference by announcing that General Maxwell D. Taylor will be undertaking a trip to Saigon to meet officials regarding the recent attacks on the people of South Vietnam. He then discusses his appointment of a panel to st...

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    Remarks to the People of West Berlin, 11 December 1961
    White House Audio Collection11 December 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s recorded Christmas message to the people of West Berlin. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the international pursuit of peace.

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    Press Conference, 9 May 1962
    White House Audio Collection9 May 1962

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of May 9, 1962 (News Conference (32). The President begins the press conference with a statement defending the pending legislation to withhold taxes on dividends and interests against misleading information distributed by the banks and savings and loan associations. Following this statement the Pre...

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    Press Conference at the Foreign Ministry in Bonn, 24 June 1963
    White House Audio Collection24 June 1963

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of June 24, 1963 (News Conference 57) from the Foreign Ministry in Bonn, Germany. Some questions asked by the press are in German and interpreted by a translator. The President begins the press conference by thanking the German people for their generous welcome, and the German press corps for their...

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    Remarks Upon Arrival at Tegel Airport, West Berlin, 26 June 1963
    White House Audio Collection26 June 1963

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks upon arrival at Tegel Airport in Berlin, Germany. In his speech the President discusses the support of West Berlin by France, Great Britain, and the United States, and also how the morale and spirit of the people of West Berlin have inspired the world.

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