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8 February 1961: Background materials

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-005
    Title:
    8 February 1961: Background materials
    Date(s) of Materials:
    8 February 1961
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains background material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, for the President's News Conference of February 8, 1961 (News Conference 3). Materials primarily consist of briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics of the briefing papers include nuclear disarmament; the United Nations; the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion; United States policy concerning the situation in the Republic of the Congo; information about former Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba; United States-Cuba relations; economic problems and political affairs in Latin America; and Soviet criticism of President Kennedy's administration. Drafts of press conference announcements are also included.
    Extent:
    55 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: Background materials. JFKPOF-054-005. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Place(s):
    Congo
    Physical Description:
    55 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:
    Documents in this collection that were prepared by officials of the United States as part of their official duties are in the public domain. 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.

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