Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
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 July 5, 1962 (News Conference 38). Materials primarily consist of department and agency reports and briefing papers for the President on domestic and foreign affairs and national security. Topics include the economy, the Congo, statistics on Latin America, Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru's criticism of the United States, and Soviet defense of communist China. Of note is a press release announcing First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's acceptance of a duplicate historic mantelpiece for the State Dining Room.