Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks to President Romulo Betancourt of Venezuela at the North Portico of the White House. In his speech President Kennedy welcomes the Venezuelan President to the country, and discusses his hopes for the proliferation of democratic ideals throughout the western hemisphere. The press copy also includes remarks from President Betancourt concerning international affairs and the Venezuelan economy.