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11 October 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-055-001
    Title:
    11 October 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    11 October 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 October 11, 1961 (News Conference 17). President Kennedy began the press conference by announcing that General Maxwell D. Taylor would be undertaking a trip to Saigon to meet officials regarding the recent attacks on the people of South Vietnam. He then discussed his appointment of a panel to study the problem of mental retardation and recommend a program of action. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the situation in Berlin and the construction of the Berlin wall. Background materials in this folder consist of draft press conference announcements. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are also included.
    Extent:
    42 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. 11 October 1961. JFKPOF-055-001. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    42 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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