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Senator Kenneth Keating

News Report on Cuba Military Buildup and Aftermath

February 7, 1963 » Universal News report on Robert McNamara’s Special Cuba Briefing, along with Senator Kenneth Keating and JFK’s press conference on Cuba.

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Cuban Missile Crisis News Report October 25, 1962

News Report on the Cuban Missile Crisis

An October 25, 1962, Universal News report on developments during the early stages of the public phase of the Cuban Missile Crisis and implementation of the U.S. naval quarantine of Cuba.

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Kennedy's Cuba Speech

News Report on President Kennedy’s Cuban Missile Crisis Speech

October 22, 1962 » Universal News report on President Kennedy’s televised speech in which he revealed the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba and announced that he was ordering a naval quarantine of Cuba.

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Vienna Summit with Nikita Khrushchev

June 5, 1961 » News report of the Vienna Summit with Nikita Khrushchev and JFK’s visit to the United Kingdom.

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JFK’s Visit to Paris, France

June 1, 1961 » Universal Newsreel report of JFK’s visit to Paris to visit Charles de Gaulle before the Vienna summit with Nikita Khrushchev.

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JFK Meets with West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt

March 16, 1961 » Universal Newsreel report of a meeting between JFK and West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt at the White House.

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JFK Announces the Creation of the Peace Corps

March 1, 1961 » Universal Newsreel report fo JFK’s announcing the creation of the Peace Corps, one of his signature campaign initiatives.

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JFK’s Inauguration

January 20, 1961 » Universal News report on John F. Kennedy’s inauguration as President.

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John F. Kennedy and Dwight Eisenhower

JFK and Eisenhower Meet Before Inauguration

January 19, 1961 » Universal News report of JFK and Eisenhower meeting at the White House just before the inauguration.

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JFK Makes Cabinet Appointments

December 15, 1960 » Universal News report on JFK’s appoint of several key cabinet posts, including Robert McNamara, Dean Rusk, and Adlai Stevenson.

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JFK Meets with Eisenhower on the Transition

December 15, 1960 » Universal News report on JFK and Dwight Eisenhower meeting at the White House on the presidential transition.

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Birth of John F. Kennedy, Jr.

December 8, 1960 » Universal News report on the birth of John F. Kennedy, Jr, and visit by Jackie Kennedy to the White House to visit Mamie Eisenhower.

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