Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains a transcript of a press conference given by President-elect John F. Kennedy at his home in Palm Beach, Florida announcing the appointment of Robert C. Weaver as Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency. Following President-elect Kennedy’s announcement is a statement by Mr. Weaver concerning housing equality. The President-elect goes on to answer questions from the press regarding additional appointments, televised press conferences, and the Cuban refugee program.