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    Press Conference, 25 January 1961
    White House Audio Collection25 January 1961

    Sound recording of the President’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 S...

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    Press Conference, 1 February 1961
    White House Audio Collection1 February 1961

    Sound recording of the President's News Conference of February 1, 1961 (News Conference 2). President Kennedy begins the press conference by expressing the Kennedys’ gratitude for the numerous congratulatory letters and telegrams they have received. This statement is followed by several announcements concerning the lifting of international travel r...

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    Press Conference, 8 February 1961
    White House Audio Collection8 February 1961

    Sound recording of the President's News Conference of February 8, 1961 (News Conference 3). President Kennedy begins the press conference by announcing the upcoming visit of Canadian Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker to the United States. This announcement is followed by a brief discussion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the a...

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    Press Conference, 15 February 1961
    White House Audio Collection15 February 1961

    Sound recording of the President's News Conference of February 15, 1961 (News Conference 4). President Kennedy begins the press conference by reaffirming the United States support of the United Nations presence in the Republic of the Congo. He then announces the formal recognition of the Government of El Salvador by the United States, and briefly d...

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    Remarks at the Conclusion of The White House Press Correspondents Dinner, 25 February 1961
    White House Audio Collection25 February 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address to White House press correspondents at a dinner held at the Sheraton-Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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    Press Conference, 1 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection1 March 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of March 1, 1961 (News Conference 5). President 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 ou...

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    Remarks Recorded for a Television Program Marking 25 years of Publication of Life Magazine, 2 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection2 March 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s recorded remarks for an NBC television program commemorating Life Magazine’s 25th anniversary. In his speech the President discusses the magazine’s past coverage and the future of communications.

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    Press Conference, 8 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection8 March 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of March 8, 1961 (News Conference 6). President Kennedy begins the press conference by urging the public to support Radio Free Europe. He then announces that he would be making a statement concerning his views of problems in the Americas following an upcoming reception at the White House; that he h...

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    Remarks Upon Presenting President of Ghana to Press Corp, 8 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection8 March 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s introduction of President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana to press correspondents in the White House Fish Room. The recording also includes President Nkrumah’s response.

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    Press Conference, 15 March 1961
    White House Audio Collection15 March 1961

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of March 15, 1961 (News Conference 7). President Kennedy begins the press conference with several brief announcements concerning small business participation in defense contracts, the construction of the Libby Dam in Montana on the Columbia River, the Export-Import Bank’s authorization of a credit ...

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