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Palm Beach, Florida, with Senator Stuart Symington, 5 December 1960

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKCAMP1960-1060-007
    Title:
    Palm Beach, Florida, with Senator Stuart Symington, 5 December 1960
    Date(s) of Materials:
    5 December 1960
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains a transcript of a press conference held by Senator Stuart Symington in Palm Beach, Florida regarding a report on the Defense Establishment. Senator Symington answers questions from the press and gives details of the report including streamlining the Defense Department staff, reducing the time between research and development and production for weapons systems, reducing reaction time for defense of the country, and appropriations procedures. Also included in the report are the creations of a Military Advisory Council, and new positions of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Arms Control.
    Extent:
    55 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    15.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960. Speeches and the Press. Press Secretary’s Transcripts, 1960-1961. Palm Beach, Florida, with Senator Stuart Symington, 5 December 1960
    Place(s):
    Florida
    Physical Description:
    55 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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