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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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    The President's News Conference of January 25, 1961 [Version 2]
    United States Government Agencies Collection25 January 1961

    Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy'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...

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    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 21, re: Foreign Aid Bills
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security FilesFebruary 1961: 16-17

    This folder contains memoranda from President John F. Kennedy to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and from Bundy to George Ball, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, in reference to National Security Action Memoranda number 21 (NSAM 21) regarding foreign aid bills sent to Congress.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM 22, re: Fair Sharing in Foreign Aid and Military Partnership
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files20 February 1961

    This folder contains a memorandum from President John F. Kennedy to Secretary of State Dean Rusk in reference to National Security Action Memoranda number 22 (NSAM 22) regarding fair sharing of foreign aid and military partnership between the United States and European allies.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks Upon Signing a Bill Appropriating Funds for Inter-American Cooperation and Reconstruction in Chile, 27 May 1961
    White House Audio Collection27 May 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at the signing of H.R. 6518 (referred to as the Latin American Aid Bill), a bill implementing the Act of Bogotá by appropriating funding for a Pan-American social and economic program within the Alliance for Progress. The bill also allocated funds to support reconstruction efforts in Chile fol...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Nepal, January 1961-November 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1 June 1961-29 November 1963, undated

    This folder contains material regarding Nepalese relations with India; memoranda of conversations between various officials of the United States and Nepal; a request for U.S. military and economic assistance; and a meeting between President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Tulsi Giri, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Nepal. Also included in this fold...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks at the 8th National Conference on International Economic and Social Development, 16 June 1961
    White House Audio Collection16 June 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks at the 8th annual Conference on International Economic and Social Development held at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President addresses the new foreign aid program and the need to overturn communist regimes in order to end social and economic injustice.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks to the International Economic Development Committee, 10 July 1961
    White House Audio Collection10 July 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Rose Garden to the Citizens’ Committee for International Development. In his speech the President thanks the Committee for their support of the new foreign aid program, and discusses how foreign aid initiatives for underdeveloped countries may promote international progress ...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Teodoro Moscoso as Assistant Administrator for Latin American AID, 14 November 1961
    White House Audio Collection14 November 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Fish Room at the swearing-in ceremony of Teodoro Moscoso as Assistant Administrator of Latin America for the Agency for International Development. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the economic goals of the Alliance for Progress.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks in Connection with the United Nations Freedom from Hunger Campaign, 22 November 1961
    White House Audio Collection22 November 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s announcement of a campaign to reduce world hunger implemented by the Freedom from Hunger Foundation.

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