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Highlights of President Kennedy's Press Conference

Nov. 8, 1961 - Following were the highlights of President Kennedy’s news conference today:

Nuclear Testing — The Soviet Union holds the dubious distinction of having created more atomic fallout than the other three nuclear powers combined.

Foreign Affairs — Praises Chancellor Adenauer as a great European and says that East Germany is far more militaristic than West Germany.

Politics — If recent political victories had gone to the Republicans, they would be interpreted as a stunning defeat for his Administration.

Anniversary — A year after his election, he finds his Administration’s accomplishments good.

Fallout Shelters — Hopes to have a booklet of instructions ready by the end of the month.


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