John F. Kennedy remarks at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose

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(1) Kennedy, after three days of talks with six Central American chiefs of states, speaks from an outdoor stand to a crowd of students at the University of Costa Rica. He tells them the Alliance for Progress has four main goals: self-government, individual liberty, social justice and economic progress (3/30/63). After 14:00: (2) Interview with Sen. Stephen M. Young (D-OH) who is criticizing his state's Democratic Party officials' plan to raise money with a "get well party" in January 1963. He charges that current state leaders are defeatists and that Ohio democrats "must have new leadership" (12/11/62; begins abruptly). (3) Secretary of State Dean Rusk commenting at a news conference on the continued presence of Soviet troops in Cuba (4 cuts, 12/11). News briefs follow: Madalyn Murray's case against mandatory Bible reading in Baltimore public schools will go to the Supreme Courtin early 1963; President Kennedy, returning from California, has caught a cold; Christian A. Herter and Francis C. Keppel were sworn-in as special presidential representative for trade negotiations and commissioner of education, respectively; Kennedy named a special committee to make a comprehensive review of foreign aid programs; the Civil Aeronautics Board will review a request from Trans World Airlines to discontinue service to Fort Wayne and South Bend, IN; The last of 37 miners' bodies are recovered from a coal mine explosion in Carmichaels, PA after a five-day search (12/11).
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