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25 January 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-001
    Title:
    25 January 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    January 1961: 23-25
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the President's News Conference of January 25, 1961 (News Conference 1). President Kennedy began the press conference with a statement concerning the scheduling of the Geneva negotiations for a nuclear test ban. He then announced that the United States Government had decided to increase famine relief for the Congo and that the Soviet Union had released two members from the crew of the United States Air Force RB-47 aircraft. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including United States policy on nuclear disarmament negotiations, diplomatic relations with Cuba, and communications with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Background material in the folder include a memorandum concerning the proposed reconvening of the International Control Commission (ICC) in Laos; an update concerning the location of the hijacked Portuguese cruise ship the Santa Maria; drafts of press conference announcements; newswires; and briefing papers for the President on foreign affairs and national security. The official White House transcript of the press conference is also included.
    Extent:
    48 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    05.
    Series Name:
    Press Conferences.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Press Conferences. 25 January 1961. JFKPOF-054-001. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    48 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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