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1 March 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-007
    Title:
    1 March 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1961: 20 February-1 March
    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 March 1, 1961 (News Conference 5). President Kennedy began the press conference by announcing the upcoming visit of German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to the United States, proposed legislation to restore former President Eisenhower's military rank of General of the Army, the reduction in the outflow of gold to foreign countries, the reduction of home mortgage rates, and the establishment of the Peace Corps on a temporary pilot basis. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the Republic of the Congo, nuclear disarmament, the economy, and United States-Soviet relations. Background material in the folder includes drafts of press conference announcements and a copy of President Kennedy's letter to Congressman Carl Vinson about restoring former President Eisenhower's military rank. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference 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. 1 March 1961. JFKPOF-054-007. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    55 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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