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7 February 1963

    About Folder

    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-058-010
    Title:
    7 February 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1963: 5 January-7 February
    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 February 7, 1963 (News Conference 48). The President began the press conference by announcing reappointments of William McChesney Martin, Jr. as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Mr. C. Canby Balderston as Vice Chairman. Following this statement the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Soviet military personnel and weapons inspections in Cuba. President Kennedy also answered questions concerning President of France Charles de Gaulle's blocking of Great Britain from the Common Market and his desire for an independent national deterrent. Background materials in this folder include briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs. Of note is a memorandum from the Central Intelligence Agency concerning Cuban propaganda broadcasts. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are also included.
    Extent:
    66 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. 7 February 1963
    Physical Description:
    66 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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