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31 October 1963: Background materials

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-061-006
    Title:
    31 October 1963: Background materials
    Date(s) of Materials:
    July 1949: 25-27, October 1963: 8-31, 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 October 31, 1963 (News Conference 63). Materials primarily consist of department reports and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics include the United States and Soviet space programs, civilian employment in the executive branch, Vietnam, and the selling of surplus wheat to the Soviet Union. Also included are draft press conference announcements and newspaper clippings. Of note is correspondence dated July 25-27, 1949, between Representative Carl Vinson and President Harry S. Truman concerning the length of the tour of duty of the respective Chiefs of Services.
    Extent:
    216 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. 31 October 1963: Background materials
    Physical Description:
    216 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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    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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