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20 August 1963: Background materials

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-060-009
    Title:
    20 August 1963: Background materials
    Date(s) of Materials:
    August 1963: 3-20, 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 August 20, 1963 (News Conference 60). Materials primarily consist of department reports and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics include nuclear testing, the tax bill, balance of payments, Cuban refugees at Anguilla Cay, and the effect of the Army reorganization on troop levels in Berlin. Also included is a draft press conference announcement with handwritten editorial marks and annotations by the President, and newspaper clippings. Of note is a letter from Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield to the President titled "Observations on Vietnam."
    Extent:
    174 digital pages, including 7 photographs
    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. 20 August 1963: Background materials
    Place(s):
    Cuba
    Physical Description:
    174 digital pages, including 7 photographs
    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.
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