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Highlights of President Kennedy's Press Conference

Mar. 29, 1962 - Following are the main points of President Kennedy’s press conference today:

Supreme Court — He announced the retirement of Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker because of illness.

Tests — He said efforts to achieve a nuclear test ban agreement seemed to have reached a “real impasse” because of Soviet rejection of inspection.

China — He discouraged the idea that the U.S. would support Chiang Kai-shek in an attempt to put a force on Chinese mainland.

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