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21 March 1963: Background materials

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-059-004
    Title:
    21 March 1963: Background materials
    Date(s) of Materials:
    March 1963: 13-21, 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 March 21, 1963 (News Conference 52). Materials primarily consist of department and agency reports and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics include the economy; taxes; a multilateral nuclear force (MLF); Brazil-United States relations; Soviet troop withdrawal from Cuba; Soviet fly-over of Alaska; Vietnam crop destruction with herbicides; and a training exercise for United Nations troops in guerilla warfare called Water Moccasin III. Also included are draft press conference announcements, some with handwritten editorial marks and annotations by the President. Of note is a statement by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara to the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations regarding the TFX fighter plane contract controversy.
    Extent:
    166 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 March 1963: Background materials
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    166 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
    Copyright Notice:
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