American newsreel item showing JFK performing official duties in Washington DC.
Unissued / unused material.
President John F. Kennedy (JFK) at work, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
Exterior shot of White House. Various shots President Kennedy with Edward Emmanuel, Chief Barker of the Variety Club of the USA and a Japanese film starlet - they are making a presentation to the President. CU gold engraved membership card proclaiming President Kennedy a life member of the Variety Club. MS Kennedy with Edward Emmanuel and starlet.
MS group of press and cine photographers. Various shots of Kennedy with actress Helen Hayes and other members of the American Theatre Guild. MS Kennedy receiving a bouquet from 8 year old twin girls.
MS Kennedy taking the rostrum to give a news conference. MS press and reporters seated listening to Kennedy. CU President Kennedy. MS newsreel cameramen. CU Kennedy speaking about the foundation of the Voluntary Peace Corps, which will be comprised of Americans with special skills enabling them to be of service to underdeveloped countries.
Date on dope sheet is 05/03/1961.