White House Audio Collection
Sound recording of the first part of President John F. Kennedy’s unedited radio and television interview entitled “After Two Years: A Conversation with the President” broadcast by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). In the interview President Kennedy discusses the state of the American economy, his relationships with his advisers, and foreign policy, with particular emphasis on Cuba and the Soviet Union. The interview includes remarks from journalists Bill Lawrence of ABC, George H. Herman of CBS, and Sander Vancour of NBC. The interview was recorded on December 16, 1962, and broadcast on December 17, 1962. Parts two and three of the interview continue with JFKWHA-151 and JFKWHA-152, respectively.