The Public Papers of President John F. Kennedy
1961


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Foreword - President John F. Kennedy

Preface - Wayne C. Grover, Bernard L. Boutin

1.   Inaugural Address. January 20, 1961

2.   Exchange of Greetings With Leaders of the Soviet Union. January 21, 1961

3.   Remarks at a Meeting of the Democratic National Committee. January 21, 1961

4.   Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremonies for the Members of the Cabinet. January 21, 1961

5.   Statement by the President Concerning the Appointment of Frank B. Ellis as Director,  Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization. January 23, 1961

6.   Memorandum to Federal Agencies on the Duties of the Director of the Food-for-Peace Program. January 24, 1961

7.   Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Urging Enactment of a Distressed Area Redevelopment Bill. January 25, 1961

8.   The President's News Conference of January 25, 1961

9.   Letter to Secretary Ribicoff Requesting Him To Undertake Direction of Cuban Refugee Activities. January 27, 1961

10.  Remarks at a Swearing-In Ceremony and Reception for Presidential Appointees. January 29, 1961

11.  Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union. January 30, 1961

12.  Message Greeting President Quadros of Brazil on the Occasion of His Inauguration. January 31, 1961

13.  Message to President Kubitschek of Brazil. January 31, 1961

14.  Interview With Dave Garroway Recorded for the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Massachusetts General Hospital. January 31, 1961

15.  The President's News Conference of February 1, 1961

16.  Letter to the Secretary of the Navy and Statement by the President on the Launching of the U.S.S. Sam Houston. February 2, 1961

17.  Special Message to the Congress: Program for Economic Recovery and Growth. February 2, 1961

18.  Remarks on Greeting Representatives of the Baptist World Alliance at the White House. February 2, 1961

19.  Statement by the President Following a Conference With Secretary Ribicoff on Cuban Refugee Problems. February 3, 1961

20.  Telegram to the Mayors of U.S. Cities Urging Increased Urban Renewal Activity. February 3, 1961

21.  Exchange of Greetings With Dr. Walter Hallstein, President of the European Economic Community. February 4, 1961

22.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits and Providing
       Aid to Needy Children. February 6, 1961

23.  Special Message to the Congress on Gold and the Balance of Payments Deficit. February 6, 1961

24.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Minimum Wage Bill. February 7,1961

25.  The President's News Conference of February 8, 1961

26.  Remarks at the Dedication Breakfast of International Christian Leadership, Inc. February 9, 1961

27.  Special Message to the Congress on Health and Hospital Care. February 9, 1961

28.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing Creation of Additional Federal Judgeships.
       February 10, 1961

29.  Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of Consultants on Government Organization and Operations.
       February 10, 1961

30.  Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of Aubrey I. Wagner as a Member of the Board of Directors, Tennessee
       Valley Authority. February 11, 1961

31.  Remarks at the Swearing In of Robert C. Weaver as Housing and Home Finance Administrator. February 11, 1961

32.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill To Provide Health Insurance for the Aged.
       February 13, 1961

33.  Address at a Luncheon Meeting of the National Industrial Conference Board. February 13, 1961

34.  Message to the Permanent Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. February 15, 1961

35.  The President's News Conference of February 15, 1961

36.  Exchange of Messages With Prime Minister Adams of the West Indies on the Occasion of the Signing of a Mutual Defense Agreement.
       February 16, 1961

37.  Telegram to the Governors of the States Urging Action To Bolster the Economy by Speeding Up Public Works. February 16, 1961

38.  Statement by the President on Secretary Rusk's Decision To Attend the SEATO Council of Ministers Meeting in Bangkok.
       February 16, 1961

39.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Special Program for Feed Grains. February 16, 1961

40.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Establishing the President's Advisory Committee on Labor-Management Policy.
       February 16, 1961

41.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Foreign Minister of Germany. February 17, 1961

42.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Abolishing the Operations Coordinating Board. February 19, 1961

43.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill To Amend the Social Security Act. February 20, 1961

44.  Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Transmitting a Distressed Area Redevelopment Bill. February 20, 1961

45.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Diefenbaker of Canada. February 20, 1961

46.  Special Message to the Congress on Education. February 20, 1961

47.  Remarks at the Presentation of the Medal of Freedom to Paul Henri Spaak, Secretary General of NATO.  February 21, 1961

48.  Remarks to the Delegates to the Youth Fitness Conference. February 21, 1961

49.  Special Message to the Congress on Natural Resources. February 23, 1961

50.  Statement by the President Following Settlement of the Airway Labor Dispute. February 24, 1961

51.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Menzies of Australia. February 24, 1961

52.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bills Implementing the Message on Health and Hospital
       Care. February 24, 1961

53.  Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Proposing a Reduction in the Duty-Free Allowance for Returning American
       Travelers. February 24, 1961

54.  Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Proposing Exemption of Foreign Central Banks From Income Tax on Interest on
       Government Securities. February 24, 1961

55.  Message for the Commission on Civil Rights' Third Annual Conference on Schools in Transition. February 25, 1961

56.  Remarks Recorded for the Television Program "Robert Frost: American Poet." February 26, 1961

57.  Remarks at a Meeting With the Board of Foreign Scholarships and the U.S. Advisory Commission on Educational Exchange.
       February 27, 1961

58.  Special Message to the Congress on the Federal Highway Program. February 28, 1961

59.  Statement by the President Recorded for the Opening of the Red Cross Campaign. February 28, 1961

60.  Memorandum to Federal Agencies on the Red Cross Campaign. February 28, 1961

61.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Establishing the Peace Corps. March 1, 1961

62.  The President's News Conference of March 1, 1961

63.  Special Message to the Congress on the Peace Corps. March 1, 1961

64.  Remarks Recorded for a Television Program Marking Twenty-five Years of Publication of Life Magazine. March 2, 1961

65.  Remarks at the Dedication of the National Wildlife Federation Building. March 3, 1961

66.  Joint Statement Following Discussion With Prime Minister Holyoake of New Zealand. March 3, 1961

67.  Message to the Members of the National 4-H Club. March 4, 1961

68.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Establishing the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. March 7, 1961

69.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on a More Flexible Approach to Economic Assistance for Eastern
       Europe. March 7, 1961

70.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on Federal Aid to Colleges and Universities. March 7, 1961

71.  The President's News Conference of March 8, 1961

72.  Remarks of Welcome to President Nkrumah of Ghana at the Washington National Airport. March 8, 1961

73.  Remarks on Introducing President Nkrumah to the Press. March 8, 1961

74.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Ghana. March 8, 1961

75.  Statement by the President Concerning the Interdepartmental Committee for the Voluntary Payroll Savings Plan. March 9, 1961

76.  Special Message to the Congress on Housing and Community Development. March 9, 1961

77.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on the Proposed National Cultural Center. March 9, 1961

78.  Address at a White House Reception for Members of Congress and for the Diplomatic Corps of the Latin American Republics.
       March 13, 1961

79.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on the Interstate Highway Program. March 14, 1961

80.  Statement by the President Concerning the Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests. March 14, 1961

81.  Special Message to the Congress Requesting Appropriations for the Inter-American Fund for Social Progress and for Reconstruction in
       Chile. March 14, 1961

82.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on Interest Rates on Time Deposits of Foreign Governments.
       March 15, 1961

83.  The President's News Conference of March 15, 1961

84.  Remarks on the Occasion of the Celebration of the Centennial of Italian Unification. March 16, 1961

85.  Special Message to the Congress on Agriculture. March 16, 1961

86.  Letter to Secretary Ribicoff Concerning Assistance to Exiled Cuban Scholars and Professional Leaders. March 17, 1961

87.  Remarks at a Meeting of the President's Advisory Committee on Labor-Management Policy. March 21, 1961

88.  Letter to President Eisenhower Upon Signing Bill Restoring His Military Rank. March 22, 1961

89.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Providing for an Emergency Feed Grain Program. March 22, 1961

90.  Special Message to the Congress on Foreign Aid. March 22, 1961

91.  Statement by the President Following Ratification of Convention Establishing the Organization for Economic Cooperation and
       Development. March 23, 1961

92.  The President's News Conference of March 23, 1961

93.  Statement by the President Upon Signing the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act. March 24, 1961

94.  Special Message to the Congress on Budget and Fiscal Policy. March 24, 1961

95.  Statement by the President on the Inter-American Development Bank. March 25, 1961

96.  Telegram to the Kenosha, Wisconsin, Housing Authority Concerning an Action for the Eviction of Needy Families. March 26, 1961

97.  Joint Statement With Prime Minister Macmillan Following an Exchange of Views on Laos. March 26, 1961

98.  Letter to the Chairman, Tennessee Valley Authority, on the Labor Surplus Problem in the Valley Area. March 27, 1961

99.  Special Message to the Congress on the Defense Budget. March 28, 1961

100.  Letter to the President of the Senate on Increasing the National Effort in Oceanography. March 29, 1961

101.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Housing and Urban Improvement Bill. March 29, 1961

102.  Statement by the President on the Progress of the Food for Peace Programs in Latin America. March 29, 1961

103.  Statement by the President Following Ratification of the 23d Amendment to the Constitution. March 29, 1961

104.  Letter to Secretary Stahr Concerning Discontinuance of Commercial Operations by the Panama Line. March 31, 1961

105.  Recorded Greetings to the President and People of Brazil. April 3, 1961

106.  Message to the Secretary General of NATO on the 12th Anniversary of the Signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. April 3, 1961

107.  Message to the Conference of Chiefs of State of African Nations Meeting in Yaoundé. April 6, 1961

108.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Concerning Preservation of Ancient Monuments in the Nile Valley.
         April 7, 1961

109.  Message to Chancellor Raab of Austria on the Occasion of His Retirement From Office. April 8, 1961

110.  Message to Detlev W. Bronk and Alan T. Waterman Regarding the Success of the First Phase of Project Mohole. April 8, 1961

111.  Statement by the President on the Extension of the Reorganization Act. April 8, 1961

112.  Remarks at the Reading of the Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Macmillan. April 8, 1961

113.  Statement by the President on the Emergency Feed Grain Program. April 10, 1961

114.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on the National Aeronautics and Space Council. April 10, 1961

115.  Remarks at the Opening Session of the Meeting of the Military Committee of NATO. April 10, 1961

116.  Remarks at the First Meeting of the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. April 11, 1961

117.  Statement by the President on the Orbiting of a Soviet Astronaut. April 12, 1961

118.  Message to Chairman Khrushchev Concerning the Flight of the Soviet Astronaut. April 12, 1961

119.  The President's News Conference of April 12, 1961

120.  Joint Statement and Remarks Following Discussions With Chancellor Adenauer of Germany. April 13, 1961

121.  Special Message to the Congress on the Regulatory Agencies. April 13, 1961

122.  Remarks at the Protocolary Session of the Council of the Organization of American States. April 14, 1961

123.  Statement by the President Upon the Departure of the U.S. Delegation to the Meeting of the Economic Policy Committee of OEEC.
         April 14, 1961

124.  Message to President Olympio of Togo on the Occasion of His Inauguration. April 15, 1961

125.  Remarks at a Reception Marking African Freedom Day. April 15, 1961

126.  Statement by the President on the Occasion of National Library Week. April 16, 1961

127.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Farm Bill. April 17, 1961

128.  Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Caramanlis of Greece. April 17, 1961

129.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Recommending an Additional Assistant Secretary of Health,
         Education, and Welfare. April 18, 1961

130.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill for a New Department of Urban Affairs and
         Housing. April 18, 1961

131.  Statement by the President on the Occasion of the First Anniversary of the Revolution in Korea. April 18, 1961

132.  Message to Chairman Khrushchev Concerning the Meaning of Events in Cuba. April 18, 1961

133.  Transcript of Remarks During an Interview for British Television. April 19, 1961

134.  Remarks Upon Awarding the National Geographic Society Gold Medal to Jacques-Yves Cousteau. April 19, 1961

135.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Caramanlis of Greece. April 20, 1961

136.  Special Message to the Congress on Taxation. April 20, 1961

137.  Memorandum on Racial or Other Discrimination in Federal Recreational Associations. April 20, 1961

138.  Address Before the American Society of Newspaper Editors. April 20, 1961

139.  The President's News Conference of April 21, 1961

140.  Exchange of Messages With President de Gaulle of France. April 24, 1961

141.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing Extension of the Federal Airport Act.  April 24, 1961

142.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Concerning Secret Service Protection of Persons in Line for the
         Presidency. April 24, 1961

143.  Remarks of Welcome to President Sukarno of Indonesia at Andrews Air Force Base. April 24, 1961

144.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on the National Defense Education Act. April 25, 1961

145.  Remarks Before the National Academy of Sciences. April 25, 1961

146.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President Sukarno of Indonesia. April 25, 1961

147.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Amending the Aeronautics and Space Act. April 25, 1961

148.  Message to the Government and People of Sierra Leone on the Occasion of Their Independence. April 26, 1961

149.  Letter to President Frondizi of Argentina Concerning the Alliance for Progress. April 27, 1961

150.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 1 of 1961. April 27, 1961

151.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 2 of 1961. April 27, 1961

152.  Special Message to the Congress on Conflict-of-Interest Legislation and on Problems of Ethics in Government. April 27, 1961

153.  Address "The President and the Press" Before the American Newspaper Publishers Association, New York City. April 27, 1961

154.  Remarks Recorded for Broadcast During the Annual Civil Defense Exercises. April 28, 1961

155.  Address in Chicago at a Dinner of the Democratic Party of Cook County. April 28, 1961

156.  Message From the President on the Occasion of the Dedication of the Inter-Faith Chapel, Kings Point, New York. May 1, 1961

157.  Remarks to the Joint Conference of Regional Commissioners and District Directors of the Internal Revenue Service. May 1, 1961

158.  Remarks Upon Signing the Area Redevelopment Act. May 1, 1961

159.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on Compensation Rates for Veterans Injured in the Service.
         May 2, 1961

160.  Statement by the President Upon Appointing Teodoro Moscoso of Puerto Rico as U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela.  May 2, 1961

161.  Statement by the President Announcing a Program of Assistance to the Textile Industry. May 2, 1961

162.  Remarks at George Washington University Upon Receiving an Honorary Degree. May 3, 1961

163.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 3 of 1961. May 3, 1961

164.  Remarks of Welcome to President Bourguiba of Tunisia at the Washington National Airport. May 3, 1961

165.  Toasts of the President and President Bourguiba. May 3, 1961

166.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill To Provide for an Additional Assistant Secretary of
         Labor. May 4, 1961

167.  Letter to President Dacko Concerning U.S. Assistance to the Central African Republic. May 4, 1961

168.  Letter to Members of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. May 4, 1961

169.  Remarks Upon Signing the Minimum Wage Bill. May 5, 1961

170.  Statement by the President on the Flight of Astronaut Alan B. Shepard. May 5, 1961

171.  The President's News Conference of May 5, 1961

172.  Exchange of Remarks in the Rose Garden With President Bourguiba of Tunisia. May 5, 1961

173.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President Bourguiba. May 5, 1961

174.  Message to Prime Minister Lefevre of Belgium. May 7, 1961

175.  Message to President Tubman of Liberia on the Occasion of the Monrovia Conference of African States. May 8, 1961

176.  Statement by the President Following a Meeting With the Conference of Appalachian Governors. May 8, 1961

177.  Remarks at the Presentation of NASA's Distinguished Service Medal to Astronaut Alan B. Shepard. May 8, 1961

178.  Address at the 39th Annual Convention of the National Association of Broadcasters. May 8, 1961

179.  Greetings Telephoned to President Truman on the Occasion of His 77th Birthday. May 8, 1961

180.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 4 of 1961. May 9, 1961

181.  Remarks on the White House Lawn at a Reception for Foreign Students. May 10, 1961

182.  Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Concerning Measures To Combat Juvenile Delinquency. May 11, 1961

183.  Message to Cuban Mothers Assembled in Miami. May 14, 1961

184.  Letter to President Paz Estenssoro Concerning a Long-Range Program for the Development of Bolivia. May 15, 1961

185.  Letter to Mrs. Alicia Patterson, Editor and Publisher of Newsday, Concerning the Nation's Response to the Cold War. May 16, 1961

186.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill Implementing the 23d Amendment to the
         Constitution. May 16, 1961

187.  Statement by the President Announcing a Peace Corps Project in Colombia. May 16, 1961

188.  Message to the Addis Ababa Conference of African States on the Development of Education. May 16, 1961.

189.  Joint Statement Following Meeting With Dr. Walter Hallstein, President of the European Economic Community. May 16, 1961

190.  Remarks Upon Arrival at the Royal Canadian Air Force Uplands Airport in Ottawa. May 16, 1961

191.  Remarks at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa. May 17, 1961

192.  Address Before the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa. May 17, 1961

193.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Diefenbaker of Canada. May 18, 1961

194.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill Amending the Welfare and Pension Plans
         Disclosure Act. May 19, 1961

195.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Providing for an Increase in the Federal Judiciary. May 19, 1961

196.  Statement by the President Upon Transmitting to Congress Plans for Small Watershed Protection Projects in 15 States. May 19, 1961

197.  Letters to the Secretary of State and to the Secretary of the Interior Concerning the Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project. May 20, 1961

198.  Statement by the President Concerning Interference With the "Freedom Riders" in Alabama. May 20, 1961

199.  Remarks to the National Advisory Council for the Peace Corps. May 22, 1961

200.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 5 of 1961. May 24, 1961

201.  Statement by the President on the Tractors-for-Freedom Movement. May 24, 1961

202.  Statement by the President Following a Meeting With Roberto T. Alemann, Minister of Economy of Argentina. May 24, 1961

203.  Remarks of Welcome to Vice President and Mrs. Johnson on Their Return From Southeast Asia. May 24, 1961

204.  Statement by the President Upon the Signing of a Joint Statement by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation and the President's Committee on
         Equal Employment Opportunity. May 25, 1961

205.  Special Message to the Congress on Urgent National Needs. May 25, 1961

206.  Remarks by Telephone to the Conference on Peaceful Uses of Space Meeting in Tulsa. May 26, 1961

207.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill Implementing the Message on Foreign Aid.
         May 26, 1961

208.  Remarks Upon Signing Bill Appropriating Funds for Inter-American Cooperation and for Reconstruction in Chile. May 27, 1961

209.  Remarks at the Democratic National Committee Dinner in Honor of the President's 44th Birthday. May 27, 1961

210.  Statement by the President Concerning Adlai Stevenson's Special Mission to South America.  May 29, 1961

211.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Concerning the Training of Workers in New Occupational Skills.
         May 29, 1961

212.  Remarks at the President's Birthday Dinner in Boston. May 29, 1961

213.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing the Establishment of a Permanent Peace Corps.
         May 30, 1961

214.  Transcript of Interview With the President Recorded for French TV and Radio. May 30, 1961

215.  Remarks at a Dinner of the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Foundation in New York City. May 30, 1961

216.  Remarks Upon Arrival at Orly Airport in Paris. May 31, 1961

217.  Toasts of the President and President de Gaulle at the Formal Dinner in the Elyseé Palace. May 31, 1961

218.  Remarks to the Staff of the U.S. Embassy in Paris. June 1, 1961

219.  Remarks at a Civic Reception for President Kennedy at the Hôtel de Ville. June 1, 1961

220.  Remarks in Paris Before the North Atlantic Council. June 1, 1961

221.  Remarks at SHAPE Headquarters in Paris. June 2, 1961

222.  Remarks and Question and Answer Period at the Press Luncheon in Paris. June 2, 1961

223.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President de Gaulle. June 2, 1961

224.  Remarks Upon Arrival at the Schwechat Airport in Vienna. June 3, 1961

225.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Premier Khrushchev in Vienna. June 4, 1961

226.  Remarks at the Airport in Vienna Upon Leaving for London. June 4, 1961

227.  Remarks Upon Arrival at the London Airport. June 4, 1961

228.  Remarks to the Staff of the U.S. Embassy in London. June 5, 1961

229.  Transcript of Interview by a Correspondent of the British Broadcasting Company. June 5, 1961

230.  Joint Statement Following Discussion With Prime Minister Macmillan. June 5, 1961

231.  Radio and Television Report to the American People on Returning From Europe. June 6, 1961

232.  Remarks at Annapolis to the Graduating Class of the United States Naval Academy. June 7, 1961

233.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on Youth Employment Opportunities and Training.  June 7, 1961

234.  Remarks at a Dinner of the Big Brothers of America. June 7, 1961

235.  Remarks of Welcome to President Youlou of the Republic of Congo at the Washington National Airport. June 8, 1961

236.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President Youlou. June 8, 1961

237.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 6 of 1961. June 12, 1961

238.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 7 of 1961. June 12, 1961

239.  Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Fanfani of Italy. June 12, 1961

240.  Statement by the President on the Appointment of deLesseps Morrison as U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States.
         June 13, 1961

241.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill on Unemployment Compensation. June 13, 1961

242.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Fanfani of Italy. June 13, 1961

243.  Remarks Upon Presenting the Collier Trophy to Admiral William F. Raborn, Jr. June 15, 1961

244.  Remarks at the Eighth National Conference on International Economic and Social Development. June 16, 1961

245.  Remarks to the Members of the Commission on Money and Credit. June 19, 1961

246.  Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Federal Assistance for Urban Transportation Planning. June 19, 1961

247.  Statement by the President on the Garrison Diversion Irrigation Development in the Upper Missouri River Basin.  June 21, 1961

248.  Remarks Upon Activating by Remote Control the Saline Water Conversion Plant at Freeport, Texas. June 21, 1961

249.  Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Ikeda of Japan.  June 21, 1961

250.  Memorandum on Employee-Management Relations in the Federal Service. June 22, 1961

251.  Memorandum on Minimum Wage Rates for Government Employees. June 22, 1961

252.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Ikeda of Japan. June 22, 1961

253.  Statement by the President Upon the Entry Into Force of the Antarctic Treaty. June 23, 1961

254.  Letter to the Vice President on the Need for Developing Operational Communications Satellites. June 24, 1961

255.  Message to the Members of the National Education Association Meeting in Atlantic City. June 25, 1961

256.  Statement by the President on Establishing a Board of Inquiry in the Maritime Strike. June 26, 1961

257.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill on Saline Water Research. June 26, 1961

258.  The President's News Conference of June 28, 1961

259.  Memorandum on the United Fund and Community Chest Campaigns. June 28, 1961

260.  Remarks at the Presentation of the Distinguished Service Medal to General Thomas D. White. June 28, 1961

261.  Remarks Upon Signing the Federal-Aid Highway Act. June 29, 1961

262.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing the Establishment of a United States Disarmament
         Agency. June 29, 1961

263.  Statement by the President Upon Signing the Social Security Amendments of 1961. June 30, 1961

264.  Remarks Upon Signing the Housing Act. June 30, 1961

265.  Remarks at the Swearing In of General Curtis LeMay as Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force. June 30, 1961

266.  Statement by the President on the 10th Anniversary of the Colombo Plan. July 1, 1961

267.  Statement by the President Concerning Economic Cooperation Between the United States and Pakistan. July 1, 1961

268.  Statement by the President on the Death of Ernest Hemingway. July 2, 1961

269.  Statement by the President Following Receipt of Report of Board of Inquiry in the Maritime Strike. July 3, 1961

270.  Letter to the Attorney General Directing Him To Petition for an Injunction in the Maritime Strike. July 3, 1961

271.  Exchange of Greetings on Independence Day Between the United States and the Soviet Union. July 4, 1961

272.  Remarks at Ceremonies Marking the 150th Anniversary of Venezuelan Independence. July 5, 1961

273.  Letter to President Nkrumah of Ghana Concerning the Volta River Authority. July 6, 1961

274.  Remarks to the Executive Board of the United Steelworkers of America. July 6, 1961

275.  Exchange of Messages With President Paz Estenssoro of Bolivia. July 8, 1961

276.  Letter to Adolf Berle on Receiving Final Report of the President's Task Force on Latin America. July 8, 1961

277.  Remarks to the Citizens Committee for International Development. July 10, 1961

278.  Remarks at Ceremonies Honoring George W. Norris on the 100th Anniversary of His Birth. July 11, 1961

279.  Remarks of Welcome to the President of Pakistan at Andrews Air Force Base. July 11, 1961

280.  Toasts of the President and President Ayub Khan at the State Dinner at Mount Vernon. July 11, 1961

281.  Statement by the President on the Signing of Equal Opportunity Agreements by Major Government Contractors.  July 12, 1961

282.  Remarks to a Group of American Field Service Students. July 13, 1961

283.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Pakistan. July 13, 1961

284.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Water Resources Planning Bill. July 13, 1961

285.  Statement by the President Concerning a Plan for the Development of Northeast Brazil.  July 14, 1961

286.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Concerning Local Self-Government in the District of Columbia.
         July 15, 1961

287.  Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremonies for deLesseps Morrison and Robert F. Woodward.  July 17, 1961

288.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Nyerere of Tanganyika. July 17, 1961

289.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Concerning the Need for Additional Institutes Within the Public
         Health Service. July 18, 1961

290.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Relating to the Research Functions of the Children's Bureau.
         July 18, 1961

291.  The President's News Conference of July 19, 1961

292.  Statement by the President Concerning the U.S. Reply to the Soviet Government's Aide Memoire on Germany and Berlin. July 19, 1961

293.  Remarks on the Youth Fitness Program. July 19, 1961

294.  Remarks Upon Signing the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments. July 20, 1961

295.  Statement by the President Upon Issuing Order Assigning Major Responsibility for Civil Defense to the Secretary of Defense.
         July 20, 1961

296.   Remarks Upon Signing Bill Providing for an Expanded Space Program. July 21, 1961

297.   Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing Reorganization and Reenactment of Refugee Aid
         Legislation. July 21, 1961

298.  Telephone Conversation With the Prime Minister of Canada on the Opening of a New Mutual Defense Communication System.
         July 22, 1961

299.  Statement by the President on Communication Satellite Policy. July 24, 1961

300.  Letter to the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees on Agriculture Urging Approval of Wheat and Feed Grain Programs.
         July 25, 1961

301.  Greetings to the People of Puerto Rico on the Ninth Anniversary of the Commonwealth. July 25, 1961

302.  Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Berlin Crisis. July 25, 1961

303.  Remarks at the Presentation of the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Arleigh A. Burke. July 26, 1961

304.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Prime Minister of Nigeria. July 27, 1961

305.  Telegram to the Leader of the Italian Mount McKinley Expedition. July 27, 1961

306.  Toasts of the President and Vice President Chen Cheng of the Republic of China. July 31, 1961

307.  Remarks at Ceremonies Marking the 15th Anniversary of the Fulbright Exchange Program. August 1, 1961

308.  Remarks on Secretary Dillon's Mission to the Punta del Este Conference of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council.
         August 2, 1961

309.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Vice President of the Republic of China. August 2, 1961

310.  Letter to Secretary Hodges Requesting Recommendations for Dealing With the Problems of the Transportation Industry. August 2, 1961

311.  Message to Admiral Richmond on the Occasion of the 171st Anniversary of the U.S. Coast Guard. August 4, 1961

312.  Telegrams of Commendation Following the Capture of High-Jackers of a Jet Airliner in El Paso, Texas. August 4, 1961

313.  Message to the Inter-American Economic and Social Conference at Punta del Este, Uruguay. August 5, 1961

314.  Letter to the Director, Bureau of the Budget, Concerning Contracts With Private Enterprises for the Government's Scientific and Technical
         Work. August 6, 1961

315.  Remarks Upon Signing Bill Authorizing the Cape Cod National Seashore Park. August 7, 1961

316.  Remarks Upon Signing the Agricultural Act of 1961. August 8, 1961

317.  Remarks on Presenting a Trophy to the Winner of the 1960 President's Cup Regatta. August 9, 1961

318.  The President's News Conference of August 10, 1961

319.  White House Statement and Text of Agreement Between the President and the Vice President on Procedures in the Event of Presidential
         Inability. August 10, 1961

320.  Letter to the President of the Seneca Nation of Indians Concerning the Kinzua Dam on the Allegheny River.  August 11, 1961

321.  Message to Sir Winston Churchill on the 20th Anniversary of the Atlantic Charter. August 14, 1961

322.  Statement by the President Urging Bipartisan Support for Long-Term Foreign Aid. August 17, 1961

323.  Letter to Secretary Goldberg Concerning the 25th Anniversary of the First Unemployment Insurance Payment.  August 17, 1961

324.  Remarks of Welcome to Secretary Dillon on His Return From the Punta del Este Conference. August 19, 1961

325.  Remarks Following the Vice President's Report on the Berlin Situation. August 21, 1961

326.  Statement by the President on Ambassador Dean's Return to the Geneva Test Ban Conference. August 22, 1961

327.  Remarks at the White House Concert for Handicapped Children. August 22, 1961

328.  Statement by the President Upon Welcoming the Millionth Visitor to the White House in 1961. August 23, 1961

329.  White House Statement Warning the Soviet Union Against Interference With Free Access to Berlin. August 24, 1961

330.  Letter of Commendation Following the Settlement of a Dispute Between the Metropolitan Opera Association and the Orchestra.
         August 28, 1961

331.  Remarks to a Group of Peace Corps Volunteers Before Their Departure for Tanganyika and Ghana. August 28, 1961

332.  Statement by the President: Labor Day, 1961. August 29, 1961

333.  White House Statement on the Agreement by the Senate and House Conferees on Long-Term Development Programs. August 29, 1961

334.  The President's News Conference of August 30, 1961

335.  White House Statement on Soviet Resumption of Nuclear Weapons Tests. August 30, 1961

336.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Resolution Deferring Drainage Payments on the Columbia Basin Project.  August 30, 1961

337.  Letter to Representative Harris on Pending Legislation Relating to the Federal Trade Commission. August 31, 1961

338.  Statement by the President on Traffic Safety. August 31, 1961

339.  Remarks on the 50th Anniversary of the First State Workmen's Compensation Law. August 31, 1961

340.  White House Statement Following the President's Meeting With the National Security Council and Congressional Leaders on the
         Resumption of Nuclear Tests by the U.S.S.R. August 31, 1961

341.  Letter to the Chairman, Senate Special Committee on Aging, Concerning Health Insurance Legislation. September 1, 1961

342.  Statement by the President on the Discovery of the Omega Particle. September 1, 1961

343.  Statement by the President Urging the Congress To Appropriate Requested Foreign Aid Funds.  September 2, 1961

344.  Statement by the President on the Increase in the Minimum Wage. September 3, 1961

345.  Joint Statement With Prime Minister Macmillan Proposing a Three-Power Agreement To End Atmospheric Nuclear Tests.
         September 3, 1961

346.  Statement by the President Upon Signing the Act for International Development. September 4, 1961

347.  Message to the Conference on Science and World Affairs Meeting at Stowe, Vermont. September 4, 1961

348.  Statement by the President on the Physical Fitness of Young Americans. September 5, 1961

349.  Statement by the President on Ordering Resumption of Underground Nuclear Tests. September 5, 1961

350.  Telegram to Labor and Management Leaders Urging a Just Settlement in the General Motors Negotiations. September 5, 1961

351.  Statement by the President: The Jewish High Holy Days. September 6, 1961

352.  Statement by the President on the Peaceful Integration of Schools in the South and Southwest. September 6, 1961

353.  Letter to the Secretary of State and to the Heads of Other Agencies Concerning the Publication of U.S. Diplomatic Papers.
         September 7, 1961

354.  Letter to Leaders of the Steel Industry on the Need for Price Stability. September 7, 1961

355.  Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Agreement With France for Cooperation on Uses of Atomic Energy for Mutual Defense.
         September 7, 1961

356.  Statement by the President in Support of Bill Providing for Payment of Philippine War Damages. September 8, 1961

357.  Joint Statement With Prime Minister Macmillan on Soviet Rejection of Proposal To End Atmospheric Nuclear Tests. September 9, 1961

358.  Remarks at the Swearing In of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations. September 12, 1961

359.  Remarks of Welcome to President Sukarno of Indonesia and President Keita of Mali at Andrews Air Force Base. September 12, 1961

360.  Statement by the President on the Need for Federal Power Transmission Lines for the Upper Colorado and Trinity Projects.
         September 12, 1961

361.  Letter to the Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Concerning the Dedication of the Brookhaven Synchrotron. September 13, 1961

362.  Remarks Upon Signing Bills To Combat Organized Crime and Racketeering. September 13, 1961

363.  Toasts of the President and the President of Mali. September 13, 1961

364.  Statement by the President Following the Visit of President Sukarno and President Keita.  September 13, 1961

365.  Letter to the Presidents of Indonesia and Mali Concerning the Message and Declaration of the Belgrade Conference. September 14, 1961

366.  Letter to the President, United Steelworkers of America, on the Importance of Price Stability. September 14, 1961

367.  Message to Prime Minister U Nu on the Flood Disaster in Burma. September 16, 1961

368.  Statement by the President on the Death of Dag Hammarskjold. September 18, 1961

369.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill for the Relief of the Princess Anne County School Board, Virginia. September 19, 1961

370.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Amending the Shipping Act of 1916. September 19, 1961

371.  Statement by the President Announcing the First Public Housing Loan for Families on an Indian Reservation.  September 19, 1961

372.  Remarks of Welcome to President Prado of Peru at the Washington National Airport. September 19, 1961

373.  Toasts of the President and President Prado. September 19, 1961

374.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending the Federal Airport Act. September 20, 1961

375.  Remarks Recorded for the Opening of the United Community Campaigns. September 20, 1961

376.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Peru. September 21, 1961

377.  Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a National Forests Development Program.
         September 21, 1961

378.  Statement by the President: National Science Youth Month. September 21, 1961

379.  Remarks Upon Signing the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act. September 21, 1961

380.  Remarks Upon Signing the Peace Corps Bill. September 22, 1961

381.  Remarks Upon Signing Bill To Expand and Extend the Saline Water Conversion Program. September 22, 1961

382.  Remarks Upon Signing the Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Offenses Control Act. September 22, 1961

383.  Veto of Bill Increasing Retirement Benefits of Certain Policemen and Firemen. September 22, 1961

384.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Amending the Railroad Retirement Act. September 22, 1961

385.  Letter to the Chairman, Railroad Retirement Board, on the Financial Condition of the Railroad Retirement and Unemployment
         Compensation Systems. September 22, 1961

386.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Relating to the Office of Emergency Planning. September 22, 1961

387.  Address in New York City Before the General Assembly of the United Nations. September 25, 1961

388.  Remarks in New York City Upon Signing Bill Establishing the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. September 26, 1961

389.  Joint Statement Following Discussion With the President of Argentina. September 26, 1961

390.  Statement by the President on Making Additional Uranium-235 Available for Peaceful Uses. September 26, 1961

391.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Relating to Determining Gross Income From Mining in the Brick and Tile Industry.
         September 26, 1961

392.  Remarks in Newport Upon Announcing the Appointment of John McCone as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
         September 27, 1961

393.  Letters to the Vice President Relating to His Trip to Sweden To Attend the Funeral of Dag Hammarskjold. September 27, 1961

394.  Message to Governor General Azikiwe on the First Anniversary of the Independence of Nigeria. October 2, 1961

395.  Remarks at the Swearing In of Fowler Hamilton as Administrator of the Agency for International Development. October 3, 1961

396.  Memorandum of Disapproval of Bill Relating to Longevity Step Increases for Postal Employees. October 3, 1961

397.  Remarks at a Luncheon Marking the Publication of the First Four Volumes of the Adams Papers. October 3, 1961

398.  Statement by the President Upon Signing an Education Bill. October 3, 1961

399.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Creating the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Commission. October 4, 1961

400.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Governing Recruitment of Mexican Agricultural Workers. October 4, 1961

401.  Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Amending the Shipping Act. October 4, 1961

402.  Remarks of Welcome to President Abboud of the Republic of the Sudan at Andrews Air Force Base. October 4, 1961

403.  Statement by the President on Establishing the President's Commission on Campaign Costs. October 4, 1961

404.  Toasts of the President and President Abboud. October 4, 1961

405.  Statement by the President Announcing Further Progress in the Voluntary Desegregation of Schools. October 5, 1961

406.  Statement by the President Upon Signing the Community Health Services and Facilities Act. October 5, 1961

407.  Letters to Mayor Wagner and to Robert Moses Concerning the New York World's Fair. October 5, 1961

408.  Letter of Commendation to John J. McCloy, Adviser to the President on Disarmament. October 6, 1961

409.  Message to President Paz Estenssoro of Bolivia Concerning U.S. Disposal of Tin. October 6, 1961

410.  Letter to the Members of the Committee on Civil Defense of the Governors' Conference. October 6, 1961

411.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President Abboud of the Sudan. October 6, 1961

412.  Message to President Chiang Kai-shek on the 50th Anniversary of the Chinese Revolution. October 9, 1961

413.  Statement by the President on the Need for a National Program To Combat Mental Retardation. October 11, 1961

414.  Telegram Commending the AFL-CIO Campaign for the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Foundation. October 11, 1961

415.  The President's News Conference of October 11, 1961

416.  Remarks Recorded at the Raleigh-Durham Airport for the Opening of the North Carolina Trade Fair at Charlotte.  October 12, 1961

417.  Statement by the President Announcing a Contract for a Materials Research Laboratory at the University of North Carolina.
         October 12, 1961

418.  Address at the University of North Carolina Upon Receiving an Honorary Degree. October 12, 1961

419.  Remarks to the 82d Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. October 12, 1961

420.  Statement by the President in Support of UNICEF. October 13, 1961

421.  Remarks of Welcome to the President of Finland at Andrews Air Force Base. October 16, 1961

422.  Toasts of the President and President Kekkonen. October 16, 1961

423.  Message Marking the Observance of International Credit Union Day. October 16, 1961

424.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Finland. October 17, 1961

425.  Statement by the President Following Receipt of a Supplementary Report on the Airline Labor Problem. October 17, 1961

426.  White House Statement Concerning Soviet Plans To Test a 50-Megaton Bomb. October 17, 1961

427.  Remarks to the Members of the Panel on Mental Retardation. October 18, 1961

428.  Memorandum Implementing the International Textile Agreement. October 18, 1961

429.  Remarks of Welcome to the President of Liberia at Washington National Airport. October 19, 1961

430.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With President Tubman. October 21, 1961

431.  Letter to Pablo Casals Inviting Him To Give a Concert at the White House. October 24, 1961

432.  Remarks to an International Group Attending the Inter-American Archival Seminar. October 24, 1961

433.  Message to Walter P. Marshall on the Occasion of the Transcontinental Telegraph Centennial. October 24, 1961

434.  Letter to Henry B. Gonzalez in Support of His Candidacy in Texas. October 26, 1961

435.  Letter to President Ngo Dinh Diem on the Sixth Anniversary of the Republic of Viet-Nam. October 26, 1961

436.  Statement by the President to Cabinet Officers and Agency Heads on the 1962 and 1963 Budget Outlook. October 26, 1961

437.  Statement by the President Concerning Export Credit Facilities. October 27, 1961

438.  Proclamation 3438: Thanksgiving Day, 1961. October 28, 1961

439.  Message to President Gürsel Following His Election Under the New Turkish Constitution. October 29, 1961

440.  Remarks at the Airport at Fort Smith, Arkansas. October 29, 1961

441.  Remarks at Big Cedar, Oklahoma, on the Opening of the Ouachita National Forest Road. October 29, 1961

442.  White House Statement Announcing the Explosion by the U.S.S.R. of a 50-Megaton Bomb. October 30, 1961

443.  Message to a Meeting on the Foreign Student in the United States. October 30, 1961

444.  Letter to Prime Minister Ikeda of Japan Suggesting an Exchange of Information on the Problem of Mental Retardation. November 1, 1961

445.  Remarks at the Signing of the Delaware River Basin Compact. November 2, 1961

446.  Statement by the President Concerning the Development and Testing of Nuclear Weapons. November 2, 1961

447.  Statement by the President in Support of the Reelection of Robert F. Wagner as Mayor of New York City. November 2, 1961

448.  Remarks at a Political Rally in Trenton, New Jersey. November 2, 1961

449.  Message to Adlai Stevenson Following the Election of U Thant as U.N. Secretary General. November 3, 1961

450.  Remarks of Welcome to President Senghor of Senegal at the Washington National Airport. November 3, 1961

451.  Message to President Kekkonen of Finland on His Departure From the United States. November 6, 1961

452.  Remarks of Welcome to Prime Minister Nehru of India at Andrews Air Force Base. November 6, 1961

453.  Telegram to Chairman Brezhnev on the Anniversary of the November Revolution in Russia. November 7, 1961

454.  Remarks by Telephone to the First White House Regional Conference Meeting in Chicago. November 7, 1961

455.  The President's News Conference of November 8, 1961

456.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Nehru. November 9, 1961

457.  Telegram to Constantine Caramanlis Following His Reappointment as Prime Minister of Greece. November 9, 1961

458.  Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of a Panel To Review Employment Statistics. November 10, 1961

459.  Remarks Upon Presenting the Merchant Marine Achievement Award to Solon B. Turman. November 10, 1961

460.  Statement by the President Concerning an Education Consortium To Aid in Developing a Technical Institute in India. November 11, 1961

461.  Remarks at the Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. November 11, 1961

462.  Message Recorded for the Centennial Convocation of the Association of Land Grant Colleges and State Universities. November 12, 1961

463.  Remarks to the Trustees of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. November 13, 1961

464.  Remarks of Welcome at the White House Concert by Pablo Casals. November 13, 1961

465.  Memorandum on the Need for Greater Coordination of Regional and Field Activities of the Government. November 14, 1961

466.  Remarks at the Swearing In of Teodoro Moscoso as Assistant Administrator for Latin America, AID.  November 14, 1961

467.  Remarks to the Trustees and Advisory Committee of the National Cultural Center. November 14, 1961

468.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Chairman Chung Hee Park of Korea. November 14, 1961

469.  Letter to President Chiari of Panama Concerning the Canal. November 15, 1961

470.  Statement by the President Upon Establishing the President's Committee on Youth Employment. November 15, 1961

471.  Statement by the President on the Death of Sam Rayburn. November 16, 1961

472.  Remarks Upon Arrival at Boeing Airfield, Seattle. November 16, 1961

473.  Address in Seattle at the University of Washington's 100th Anniversary Program. November 16, 1961

474.  Remarks in Seattle at the Silver Anniversary Dinner Honoring Senator Magnuson. November 16, 1961

475.  Remarks Upon Arrival at the Airport in Phoenix. November 17, 1961

476.  Remarks in Phoenix at the 50th Anniversary Dinner Honoring Senator Hayden. November 17, 1961

477.  Address in Los Angeles at a Dinner of the Democratic Party of California. November 18, 1961

478.  Letter to the Chairman, U.S. Tariff Commission, Requesting an Investigation of Cotton Imports. November 21, 1961

479.  Remarks to the Officers of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. November 21, 1961

480.  Toasts of the President and Chancellor Adenauer. November 21, 1961

481.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With Chancellor Adenauer. November 22, 1961

482.  Remarks in Connection With the United Nations Freedom From Hunger Campaign. November 22, 1961

483.  Transcript of Interview With the President by Aleksei Adzhubei, Editor of Izvestia.November 25, 1961

484.  Letter to the Secretary of the Treasury Concerning Monetary Silver. November 28, 1961

485.  Remarks Upon Presenting an Award to Allen W. Dulles. November 28, 1961

486.  Remarks Upon Presenting the Harmon Trophy to Three Test Pilots of the X-15 Rocket Plane. November 28, 1961

487.  Remarks in Connection With the Parvin Foundation Awards. November 28, 1961

488.  The President's News Conference of November 29, 1961

489.  Remarks at the Swearing In of John McCone as Director, Central Intelligence Agency. November 29, 1961

490.  Remarks at the Rockefeller Public Service Award Ceremonies. November 29, 1961

491.  Remarks at the Inaugural Meeting of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council. November 29, 1961

492.  Letter to Secretary Ribicoff Concerning the Role of the Federal Government in the Field of Mental Health. December 1, 1961

493.  Remarks Upon Presenting the Enrico Fermi Award to Dr. Hans Bethe. December 1, 1961

494.  Statement by the President on Employee-Management Relations in the Federal Service. December 5, 1961

495.  Statement by the President Upon Establishing Awards for Significant Contributions to the Export Expansion Program. December 5, 1961

496.  Address in New York City at the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Banquet. December 5, 1961

497.  Address in New York City to the National Association of Manufacturers. December 6, 1961

498.  Remarks in Miami at the Young Democrats Convention. December 7, 1961

499.  Address in Miami at the Opening of the AFL-CIO Convention. December 7, 1961

500.  Message to the Government and People of Tanganyika on the Occasion of Their Independence. December 8, 1961

501.  Remarks to a Delegation of Women Assigned to Missions of the United Nations. December 11, 1961

502.  Remarks at the Swearing In of Chester Bowles as the President's Special Representative and Adviser on African, Asian, and Latin
         American Affairs. December 12, 1961

503.  Letter to Governor Rockefeller on Civil Defense. December 14, 1961

504.  Statement by the President on the Establishment of the President's Commission on the Status of Women. December 14, 1961

505.  Exchange of Messages With the President of the Republic of Viet-Nam. December 15, 1961

506.  Remarks Upon Arrival at International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico. December 15, 1961

507.  Remarks Upon Arrival at Maiquetia Airport, Caracas, Venezuela. December 16, 1961

508.  Remarks to the Staff at the American Embassy in Caracas. December 16, 1961

509.  Remarks at the La Morita Resettlement Project Near Caracas. December 16, 1961

510.  Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Venezuela. December 17, 1961

511.  Remarks at Maiquetia Airport Upon Leaving for Colombia. December 17, 1961

512.  Remarks Upon Arrival at El Dorado Airport, Bogotá, Colombia. December 17, 1961

513.  Remarks at the Techo Housing Project in Bogotá. December 17, 1961

514.  Remarks at the San Carlos Palace to the American Embassy Staff in Bogotá. December 17, 1961

515.  Address at a Dinner at the San Carlos Palace in Bogotá. December 17, 1961

516.  Remarks at the El Dorado Airport Upon Leaving for the United States. December 17, 1961

517.  Statement by the President on the Situation in the Dominican Republic. December 20, 1961

518.  Remarks Upon Arrival at the Air Terminal in Hamilton, Bermuda. December 21, 1961

519.  Joint Statement Following Discussions in Bermuda With Prime Minister Macmillan. December 22, 1961

520.  Statement by the President on the Birthday of Woodrow Wilson. December 28, 1961

521.  Message to Members of the Armed Forces Serving Overseas. December 31, 1961

522.  Exchange of New Year Greetings Between the United States and the Soviet Union. December 31, 1961

Appendix A: White House Press Releases, 1961
Appendix B: Presidential Documents Published in the Federal Register, 1961
Appendix C: Presidential Reports to the Congress, 1961

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