Edmund Gullion

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President John Kennedy talks with Edmund A. Gullion, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Congo on August 18, 1961 at the White House in Washington.

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From original catalog: Edmund A. Guillion [sic], Ambassador to the Congo, speaks of newspapers and the reporting of foreign news.

McGurn introduces Gullion, who starts with a story about titles. Talks about how the foreign correspondents interact with Ambassadors. The American press is uncorruptable.

Press coverage in Africa is scanty.

Q&A: USIS, his work in the Congo.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 70646
Municipal archives id: T1570