John F. Kennedy on atmospheric A-tests

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Statement by President Kennedy concerning the development and testing of nuclear weapons, following a conference with advisers in a National Security Meeting. The president says that Russia's testing cannot be dismissed as "mere bluff and blunder." Voice cut from Kennedy's Chapel Hill speech (10/12/61), "neither dead nor red but alive and free;" clip about labor (possibly Hoffa); clips of Attorney General Robert Kennedy on Hoffa, organized crime; Senator Sam Rayburn in hospital recovering from pneumonia; President Kennedy’s visit to the University of North Carolina and Fort Bragg on the same day – Two versions. (Sid Davis); Russia resumes atmospheric nuclear testing, raising concerns about fallout (Jim Snyder); Strike against Ford Motor Company continues, Walter Reuther booed (Frank Tomlinson); Clips from Kennedy’s appearance at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
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Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes
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Catalog Key: bcast-077706; Other: 0492-MMC

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