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21 April 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-012
    Title:
    21 April 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    21 April 1961
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains the official White House transcript of the President's News Conference of April 21, 1961 (News Conference 10). President Kennedy began the press conference by announcing that he would not be answering any questions about Cuba during that day's press conference. He then announced that the United States would be contributing food commodities to the United Nations to help alleviate world hunger, that the Veterans Administration would be paying a special insurance premium to holders of GI life insurance, and that the Peace Corps would be proceeding with its first project in Tanganyika. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the space program, the withholding of information from the press, domestic legislation, and nuclear testing negotiations with the Soviet Union.
    Extent:
    12 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. 21 April 1961. JFKPOF-054-012. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    12 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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