• Short Summary

    At his ninth and largest press conference in Washington April 12, President Kennedy expressed admiration for Russia's "outstanding" feat in sending a man into space and said that he had sent his congratulations to both Prime Minister Khrushchev and "cosmonaut" Major Gagarin.

  • Description

    At his ninth and largest press conference in Washington April 12, President Kennedy expressed admiration for Russia's "outstanding" feat in sending a man into space and said that he had sent his congratulations to both Prime Minister Khrushchev and "cosmonaut" Major Gagarin.

    The President was asked about the Soviet achievement and the prospect of America catching up in this field (SOF):

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8L8KZ2VT6WQ2HETCUX5X7ZZAA
    Media URN:
    VLVA8L8KZ2VT6WQ2HETCUX5X7ZZAA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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