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28 June 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-054-014
    Title:
    28 June 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    28 June 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 June 28, 1961 (News Conference 13). President Kennedy began the press conference with a statement concerning the death of journalist Ed Koterba, followed by lengthy statements concerning the situation in Berlin and the Soviets' refusal to negotiate on a nuclear test ban at Geneva. He then responded to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's statement that the Soviet Union would out produce the United States by 1970. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the situation in Berlin, the rate of economic growth in the United States, and foreign policymaking for Latin America. Background material in the folder includes a memorandum concerning unemployment rates and a draft press conference announcement. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are 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. 28 June 1961. JFKPOF-054-014. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    48 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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