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President and Mrs. Kennedy Attend National Symphony Concert

Oct. 17, 1961 - President and Mrs. Kennedy tonight attended half the opening performance of the National Symphony Orchestra’s concert season. After a small private dinner at the White House for Presidential aides, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy drove to Constitution Hall at intermission time. Sitting in the Presidential box, they listened to the orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, one of Mr. Kennedy’s favorite classics. The director of the National Symphony, Howard Mitchell, presented season tickets to Mrs. Kennedy two weeks ago.


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