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21 February 1963: Background materials [2 of 2 folders]

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-058-017
    Title:
    21 February 1963: Background materials [2 of 2 folders]
    Date(s) of Materials:
    February 1963: 16-21, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains background material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, for the President's News Conference of February 21, 1963 (News Conference 50). Materials primarily consist of department and agency reports, memorandums, and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics include the economy, Vietnam, and Cuba. Also included are draft press conference announcements, some with handwritten editorial marks and annotations by the President, and newspaper clippings. Of note is a memorandum to the Deputy Secretary of Defense Roswell L. Gilpatric from Rear Admiral John L. Chew detailing the incident of two Cuban MiG fighter aircraft firing upon a privately-owned shrimp boat in the Florida Straits.
    Extent:
    59 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 February 1963: Background materials [2 of 2 folders]
    Place(s):
    Cuba
    Vietnam
    Physical Description:
    59 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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