Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains a transcript of a press conference given by Pierre Salinger, Press Secretary to President-elect John F. Kennedy, and Secretary of Agriculture designate Orville Freeman at the Stanhope Hotel in New York City. Mr. Salinger begins with a brief statement on a farm program conference attended by various leaders in the agricultural community. Following his statement, Secretary-designate Freeman and Mr. Salinger go on to answer various questions from the press on a variety of topics including attendees of the conference, President-elect Kennedy’s agricultural platform, and agricultural legislation.