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6 March 1963

    About Folder

    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-059-001
    Title:
    6 March 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    March 1963: 1-6, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, for the President's News Conference of March 6, 1963 (News Conference 51). The President began the press conference urging Congress to support three new bills: the Youth Employment Opportunities bill; a medical bill that provided funding for medical schools and students; and a bill to combat mental illness and retardation. Following this announcement the President answered questions on a variety of topics including proposed tax cut legislation; the nuclear test ban treaty; progress of Soviet troop withdrawal from Cuba; the Chamizal zone in El Paso, Texas; and the employment status of the four Americans who died during the Bay of Pigs invasion. Background materials in this folder include briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and newspaper clippings. Of note is a briefing memorandum to the Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy from Executive Secretary of the Department of State William H. Brubeck regarding the forthcoming visit of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Dirk Stikker to the White House. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are also included.
    Extent:
    80 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. 6 March 1963
    Physical Description:
    80 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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