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8 February 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-004
    Title:
    8 February 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    8 February 1961
    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 February 8, 1961 (News Conference 3). President Kennedy began the press conference by announcing the upcoming visit of Canadian Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker to the United States. This announcement was followed by a brief discussion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the announcement that a Child Health Center had been established within the Public Health Service Center to deal with the special health problems of children. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including recent reports of a study concerning the missile gap between the United States and the Soviet Union; school desegregation in New Orleans, Louisiana; the future of United States-Soviet relations; and Cuba. Items consist of the official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference.
    Extent:
    41 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. 8 February 1961. JFKPOF-054-004. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    41 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
    Copyright Notice:
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