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8 May 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-059-009
    Title:
    8 May 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    May 1963: 7-8, 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 May 8, 1963 (News Conference 55). The President began the press conference with a statement concerning recent civil rights issues and demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, and urged leaders on both sides of the issue to continue their cooperative efforts to achieve equality. Following this statement the President answered questions from the press on a variety of topics including the situation in Birmingham, Alabama; desegregation of the University of Alabama at Huntsville; a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Pearson; agricultural legislation; tax cuts; and the forthcoming GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) meeting at Geneva. Background materials in this folder include briefing papers for the President on foreign affairs. The official White House transcript of the press conference and the stenotype transcript of the press conference are also included.
    Extent:
    55 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. 8 May 1963
    Physical Description:
    55 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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