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    Meetings: Tape 85. Vietnam, Defense Budget, Nomination of New Deputy Secretary of Defense, undated
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.Undated

    Sound recording of an undated meeting, possibly held on May 7, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. They discuss various issues concerning the Department of Defense (DOD), including the military situation in Vietnam, the Congressional budget fight on military spending in Vietnam and personnel issues i...

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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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    Vietnam: General, December 1961: 11-13
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security FilesDecember 1961: 4-14, undated

    This file contains Department of State telegrams regarding Vietnam, including a need for a multilateral economic aid program, and United States policy towards Vietnam under the International Control Commission (ICC). Also included are copies and drafts of correspondence between President John F. Kennedy and Ngo Dinh Diem, President of South Vietnam...

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    New Year's Greetings to the People of Vietnam, 1 February 1962
    White House Audio Collection1 February 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s message to the people of Vietnam on the occasion of Tết (Vietnamese New Year) recorded and transmitted through the Voice of America. In his speech President Kennedy wishes the Vietnamese people a peaceful new year, and discusses the presence of communism in Southeast Asia.

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    Press Conference, 7 February 1962
    White House Audio Collection7 February 1962

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of February 7, 1962 (News Conference 23). The President begins the press conference by discussing United States nuclear disarmament policy and preparations by the United States to resume the atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons. He then expresses his pleasure over the Senate’s decision to retain ...

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    Press Conference, 14 February 1962
    White House Audio Collection14 February 1962

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of February 14, 1962 (News Conference 24). The President begins the press conference with a statement concerning the release of Soviet intelligence officer Colonel Rudolph Abel in exchange for the release of the American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers and American student Frederic Pryor from detenti...

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    Press Conference, 22 May 1963
    White House Audio Collection22 May 1963

    Sound recording of the President’s News Conference of May 22, 1963 (News Conference 56). During this press conference President Kennedy answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including the controversial integration at the University of Alabama, the 1963 Wheat Referendum, the 1964 Presidential election, troops in Vietnam, foreign ai...

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    Meetings: Tape 104/A40. Lodge - President Kennedy Meeting on Vietnam, 15 August 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 August 1963

    Sound recording of a meeting held on August 15, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and newly appointed United States Ambassador to South Vietnam Henry Cabot Lodge. Shortly before Ambassador Lodge is to depart for Vietnam, he and President Kennedy discuss plans he would like to implement as Ambassador and his opinions on the political situation...

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    Meetings: Tape 106/A41. Vietnam, 21 August 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.21 August 1963

    Sound recording of a meeting held on August 21, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Specialist on Counterinsurgency for the Joint Chiefs of Staff Victor Krulak, Under Secretary of State George Ball, and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs W. Averell Harriman. They review the situation in Vietnam. They discuss cables and press confer...

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    Meetings: Tape 107/A42. Meeting on Vietnam, 26 August 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.26 August 1963

    Sound recording of a meeting held on August 26, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Maxwell Taylor, Under Secretary of State George Ball, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs W. Averell Harriman, Deputy Secretary of De...

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