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    AN AUDIENCE OF 420 JOURNALISTS AT PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S NEWS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, JANUARY 31, INCLUDED MR.

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    AN AUDIENCE OF 420 JOURNALISTS AT PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S NEWS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, JANUARY 31, INCLUDED MR.ALEXEI ADZHUBEI, THE EDITOR OF "IZVESTIA", THE SOVIET NEWSPAPER, WITH WHOM THE PRESIDENT HAD CONFERRED AT SOME LENGTH THE PREVIOUS DAY.MR.ADZHUBEI, SON-IN-LAW OF SOVIET PRIME MINISTER KHRUSHCHEV, WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, MRS.RADA ADZHUBEI.

    IN HIS OPENING STATEMENT, PRESIDENT KENNEDY WELCOMED HIS RUSSIAN GUESTS AND IMMEDIATELY WENT ON TO COMMENT ON DECISIONS REGARDING CUBA, TAKEN BY THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES AT THEIR CONFERENCE IN PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY.

    THE PRESIDENT ALSO GAVE A BROAD HINT THAT THE UNITED STATES WOULD RESUME NUCLEAR TESTING IN THE ATMOSPHERE.HE SAID THE FAILURE TO REACH AGREEMENT AT GENEVA ON A NUCLEAR TEST BAN "DOES INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES TESTING." THIS WAS WHY HE HAD BEEN SO ANXIOUS TO GET AN AGREEMENT AND WHY THE FAILURE TO REACH IT HAD BEEN THE GREATEST DISAPPOINTMENT OF HIS FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAR350KCDRFRV8JZ8OAADVEPWW
    Media URN:
    VLVAR350KCDRFRV8JZ8OAADVEPWW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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