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24 April 1963

    About Folder

    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-059-007
    Title:
    24 April 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    24 April 1963, undated
    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 April 24, 1963 (News Conference 54). The President began the press conference by announcing that he would meet with Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts on May 10 and 11. He went on to say that Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs W. Averell Harriman would travel to Moscow to meet with Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko to discuss the situation in Laos. Following the announcements the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the tax cut, Laos, the nuclear test ban treaty, the number of Soviet personnel and troops in Cuba, Scientist John Rock's recommendation of Government-funded population growth programs, civil rights, and the space program. Background materials in this folder include briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are also included.
    Extent:
    76 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. 24 April 1963
    Physical Description:
    76 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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